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Amy Enfield
Works at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Attended Clemson University
Lives in Marysville, OH
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I was in Austin when this video was shot -- Justin and I spent the duration of the shoot "geeking out about plants". This is a cool project idea for a spot where you might have limited space. 
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I was in Austin visiting my daughter when i saw these. I thought they were fabulous!
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Who doesn't love fresh strawberries? I remember going strawberry picking as a little girl -- I think I ultimately ate more than I put in the basket.
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If your yard doesn't allow for your garden beds to spread out, why not go up instead? Vertical gardening is a trend that allows you to maximize your planting space.
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If you'd like to create a more sustainable garden, start by harvesting rainwater. Here's how to get started collecting and reusing rainwater in your garden.
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Does an annual flower come back annually, or do I plant it annually? Here's the answer to the age-old question -- what's the difference between annuals and perennials?
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Here are some quick tips for buying container plants to ensure you buy the best quality plants the next time you visit your local garden center.
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Even in drought prone areas, you can have a beautiful garden by selecting drought tolerant flowers and grasses. Here’s how to get started.
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Join the table scrap gardening trend, and grow your own lemongrass indoor. Here are the step-by-step instructions.
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If you're curious about edible landscaping, here are some edible shrubs that you may already have in growing in your landscape.
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If mosquitoes are threatening to carry you away and keeping you from enjoying your yard this summer, plant some of these pest-repelling plants around your yard.
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Why not make your landscape pull double-duty? Not only can it provide a beautiful backdrop for your home, it can also be edible. Here are a few suggestions to get you started with edible landscaping.
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Turning my shovel handle into a readily accessible measuring tool is a great idea! Too bad I broke my shovel handle last weekend trying to dig out a Rose of Sharon in my backyard.  :o\
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Occupation
Consumer Horticulturist -- specializing in creating gardening content & training on the Scotts product line.
Employment
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
    Consumer Horticulturist & Digital Content Developer, 2012 - present
    I develop and edit lawn & garden content as part of the Digital Marketing team, create digital training tools for our sales team, and train internal associates and retailers on the Scotts product line as part of the Scotts Training Institute.
  • Campanelli Garden Center
    Annual/Perennial Plant Specialist, 2011 - 2012
    I managed plant inventory, placed orders, sold plant material, and answered customer gardening questions.
  • Farmingdale State College
    Assistant Professor, 2007 - 2011
    I taught classes in the Department of Ornamental Horticulture, including Horticulture I (lecture & lab), Horticulture II Lab, Greenhouse Management, Plant Propagation, Indoor Plants, and Plant Production Technology. I was the academic adviser for the Horticulture Club and the PLANET Student Career Days team. I was a member of the Greenhouse Committee, International Education Committee, and the Fulbright Committee.
  • Oro Farms
    Research Technician, 2002 - 2003
    I worked at the vegetative cutting farms in Guatemala conducting research trials and aligning the harvesting/handing/shipping protocols for their vegetative cuttings.
  • Christians' Greenhouse & Garden Center
    Retail Sales Assoc & Grower's Assistant, 1996 - 2002
    I was responsible for helping maintain plants (watering, feeding, cleaning, spacing, planting), propagating geraniums, creating mixed containers, stocking the retail area, answering customer questions, and filling seasonal plant orders.
  • Green Circle Growers
    Intern, 1999 - 1999
    I was a summer intern who shadowed 7 different Growers across a variety of plants and production areas, including annual bedding plants, poinsettia stock plants, seedling propagation, African violets, flowering potted plants, and rooting of poinsettia cuttings.
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Marysville, OH
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"My fake plants died because I forgot to pretend to water them." ~Mitch Hedberg
Education
  • Clemson University
    Ph.D., Plant & Environmental Science, 2003 - 2011
    Horticulture - vegetative cutting postharvest physiology.
  • Michigan State University
    M.S., Horticulture, 1999 - 2002
    Perennial Plant Physiology and Production ("quck-cropping")
  • Michigan State University
    B.S., Horticulture, 1997 - 1999
  • Lansing Community College
    A.G.S., General Studies, 1995 - 1997
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