Welcome to Marie Stephens Gardening.
The purpose of this blog is to help you, the gardener, find inspiration and ideas about gardening, and to show you how you can positively shape and influence the lives of others just by playing in the dirt and doing something you love!
Marie’s Gardening Background
- B.S in Horticulture from Iowa State University 1998
- Longwood Gardens Conservatory Display Intern: Kennet Square, PA 1997
- Lyon Aroboretum Intern: Honolulu HI 1998
- ISU Greenhouse Employee 1996
- Reiman Gardens at ISU Employee 1997
- Senior Horticulturist for Conservatories at Chicago Botanic Garden 1999-2001
- Owner of Hazel’s Place Flower Farm in Mount Ayr, Iowa 2001-2007
- Visitor Services Coordinator for Vander Veer Botanical Park in Davenport, IA 2007 -2010.