* University of California at Santa Cruz, graduating with a degree in Politics.
* Self employed in the gardening field since 1984
* Featured in Contra Costa Times "How My Garden Grows" 1995
* University of California Master Gardener 1997
* Client yard showcased on the Landscaping for Dummies cover 1999 issue
* Contributer to "This Week in the Garden" Contra Costa Times
* Volunteer work with various class/after school care gardening projects