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Manager/horticulturist Resume

Felton, DE

DEGREE: B.S in Horticulture/ Plant Science


Member of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society Graduated with Highest Honors Class Standing: First in College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

CERTIFICATIONS: Certified Nursery Professional, State of Delaware Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise (OMWBE) Delaware Nurserymen Association Member


Proficient in Microsoft Works, Microsoft Word, Land CADD Can operate all office equipment, type 60+wpm. Can operate all landscape equipment, tractor, back hoe, trencher


Confidential Felton, DE 19943

Job Title: Manager/Horticulturist Employment dates: 4/1992- Present Hours per week: 60 Supervisor: Self May Contact: Yes Salary: $52,000/yr

Engage in all aspects of horticulture. Presently operate a landscape design and construction company by installing large landscapes for notable public and private entities including but not limited to: various Delaware corporations and companies; the Wilmington Housing Authority (WHA); the Governor's Mansion and Historic Complex, Rehoboth Art League and the Dover Air force Base. Most recently designed and installed a major sprinkler system for the new Delaware State University Student Center. Interact with diverse support personnel, corporate officers, and military and civilian government officials. Design various gardens including Oriental. Design and install irrigation systems. Coordinate staff and schedules with various trades and subcontractors to meet construction deadlines. Diagnose and treat wood and herbaceous plant diseases. Survey rough terrain for various stages of construction. Handle all materials and coordinate for plantings and waterscape development; ponds, waterfalls, and fountains. Develop hardscape projects: retaining walls, stone walls, and pavers.

Confidential Dover, De 19901

Job Title: Chief Legal Administrative Assistant Employment Dates: 01/1985-05/2004 Hours per week: 30

Supervised House of Representatives legal secretarial staff in the preparation of judiciary, agriculture and natural resources related legislation sponsored by state presentatives and senators.

Confidential, LTP Millsboro, DE 19966

Job Title: Director of Landscape Employment Dates: 04/1987-04/1992 Hours per week: 40

Designed and installed landscapes and irrigation systems for a 2000+ acre shore resort community and its accompanying parks and gardens. Supervised landscape maintenance crews and engaged in plant propagation for a 40+ acre nursery of trees and shrubs. Diagnosed and treated woody and herbaceous plant material. Acted as technical advisor and supervisor on dunes preservation and dredging project for all coastal bay land owned by Pot Nets. Supervised construction of new home and lake development. Worked with federal and state officials to protect wetlands.

Confidential Milford, DE 19963

Job Title: Chief Design Consultant and Manager of Five Points Garden Center Employment Dates: 03/1986-12/1986 Hours per week: 40

Created displays of plant material for resale. Supervised maintenance of plantings and displays. Designed and drafted landscapes, supervised crews and installations, interacted with suppliers of material, priced and sold jobs. Diagnosed diseases in trees, shrubbery and lawns. Coordinated pesticide and fungicide applications. Terrell Wrede Nursery, Inc.

Confidential 1325 S. governors Ave. Dover, DE 1990l

Job Title: Horticulturist/Landscape Designer Employment Dates: 11/1976-11/1979 Hours per week: 04

Identified and treated insect and fungus problems of trees, lawns, and shrubbery. Supervised crews in bagworm, gypsy moth, spider mite and aphid control spraying. Designed and drafted perspective views and site plans for commercial and residential landscapes. Submitted prices on bids for state and federal job specifications. Supervised landscape construction.

Confidential 21 N. Harrison St. Easton, Md 21601

Job Title: Horticulturist/Owner Employment Dates: 11/1976-11/1979 Hours per week: 48

Conducted an interior/exterior landscape design business and store. Created displays of herbaceous plant material for resale. Maintained interior gardens for clients on a regular basis. Wrote a weekly garden column for the Talbot Banner on diseases and insect infestations. Appeared on radio talk shows in Maryland and Delaware, spoke to various garden clubs, women's clubs, and country clubs on horticultural care, and assisted charity groups, florists and garden centers for annual exhibitions.

Confidential P.O. Drawer D Dover, DE 1990l

Job Title: Student Administrative Clerk Employment Dates: 12/1971-5/1973 Hours per week: 20

Assisted in office administration of the federal-state cooperative program for the eradication of Delaware animal and plant diseases.

Confidential Dover, DE 19901

Job Title: Student Clerk Employment Dates: 09/1971-12/1971 Hours per week: 20

Worked as student administrative assistant to the Dean of Agriculture. Assisted in establishing the agriculture library and in other work concerning the College of Agriculture and the college farm.

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