The Sloat Garden Center Custom Planter department is led by Jennie Strobel. Jennie began her career in the nursery industry in 1997 and started working with Sloat Garden Center in 2002. She has held a wide range of positions from nursery manager, product buyer, visual merchandiser and garden designer for the Sloat Garden Design Department. One of her favorite parts about working for Sloat Garden Center is leading the container design program and designing pre-planted containers for the stores.
Jennie is a frequent seminar speaker on various topics ranging from drought tolerant landscapes, table-top living arrangements and most recently, a series of wildly popular terrarium workshops. Jennie has been interviewed on “View from the Bay” numerous times, and she has also appeared on “Live with Lisa Quinn” a national show, showing how to design plants in containers.
Jennie has a passion for gardening and teaching others to create beautiful garden designs on their own!