Susan Martin

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Susan Martin is an avid gardener who has spent most of her career working in various branches of the Horticulture Industry. After graduating with honors earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University, she worked in independent garden center sales while building her own garden design and maintenance business, which focused on installing unique plants to suit her clients’ individual styles.

Her career advanced into sales, marketing and merchandising for large wholesale plant companies including over a decade of work in management at the largest wholesale grower of perennials in the United States. Currently, Susan is a freelance horticultural marketer, writer and speaker for trade and consumer audiences across the U.S.

Susan finds her calling in spreading the joy of gardening to fellow plant geeks, a love which was instilled in her by her parents. People often describe her as relatable and passionate about her subject, delivering practical information they can put to use right away. She is a native of Michigan where she has been gardening since the age of four in both sandy and clay soils in zones 4-6.

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