When you meet Linnea, you are instantly struck by the beaming smile on her face and her incredible zest for life. Her passion for all things botanical keeps her highly involved in the Bay Area horticulture scene, offering her time and expertise to the Merritt College Horticulture Department, the UC Master Gardener Program of Contra Costa County, and the Ruth Bancroft Garden, among others.
A California Bay Area Native, Linnea’s knowledge of local climate, soil, and plant performance is the foundation for her practical and aesthetic plant selections. She is especially passionate about developing new plant combinations based on color, scale, texture, and balance. Her artistic and horticultural sensibility stems from her extensive art schooling, continuing botanical education, and extensive practical experience in Landscape Maintenance and Design.