In season 3, episode 46 of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Miles Kuperus at Include Software, Neal Glatt with GrowTheBench and Brett Lemcke with R.M. Landscape talk to Brooke Garcia, garden director with Magnolia in Waco, Texas.
Upon graduating from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in horticulture and natural resources + environmental science, Garcia accepted a position as a garden manager for Southern Botanical in Dallas, Texas. This planted the seed for a successful career in horticultural education, management, and landscape design. Her expertise, passion, and creativity have defined her leadership in the horticulture industry. She has been featured in The Edge, Lawn & Landscape, City Lifestyle, and 2 university-affiliated magazines for Kansas State to highlight her career and passion for plants.
In this podcast, Garcia shares her unique story of working with Magnolia and her experience of having a creative mind mixed with a little business. She talks about her interview process as well as tips and trends about not selling yourself short and how you are your own brand. She discusses finding out your wins and your successes. She also touches on inspiration and garden trends.
Listen to the full podcast below.