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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Experienced Grower offers more than 12 years experience in growing perennials for wholesale commercial nursery. Also experienced in retail garden center sales and management. A hard worker with a passion for plants.

Highlights

Knowledge of plant species


Knowledge of growing conditions needed for optimum plant growth


Collect ph and EC and analyze results


Plant growth regulator rates and effectiveness


Detail oriented


Pruning Techniques


Pesticide and Fungicide rates and effectiveness

Accomplishments

Oversaw more than 1 million square feet of growing ground


Trained and supervised 100 employees


Promoted to Head Grower after just 2 years employment with ElModeno Gardens

Experience
05/2007 to 07/2013
Head Grower Green Thumb Industries (Gti) Abingdon, VA,

Oversaw growing of perennials from planting to harvest


Over 1 million square feet of growing ground


Supervised Asst. Grower


Supervised anywhere from 30 to 100 people


Availability of plants ready for sale on 2-3 times on a weekly basis


Scheduled plant maintenance to meet forecast sales date


Scheduled pesticide, fungicide, plant growth regulator applications to optimize quality


Walked the plant farm on a daily basis to check overall plant health

08/2003 to 04/2004
HEAD GROWER Green Thumb Industries (Gti) Cranberry, PA,

Promoted to Head Grower


Responsible from planting to Harvest for over 1.5 million square feet of growing ground


Availability of plants reay for sale on a 2-3 time weekly


Scheduled pesticides, fungicides, plant growth regulators, and herbicides to optimize plant health and quality


Conducted pre-emergent herbicide plant trials


Walked plant farm on a daily basis to check on overall plant health

2001 to 08/2003
GROWER Curaleaf Daytona Beach, FL,

Responsible from planting to harvest for 500,000 square feet of growing ground


Supervised 30 to 40 people


Scheduled pesticides, fungicides, plant growth regulators, and herbicides to optimize plant quality.


Conducted PGR trials


Attended CA Pack Trials


Walked my area of plant farm on a daily basis to check on overall plant health

03/1994 to 06/1997
RETAIL GARDEN CENTER MANAGER Growers Outlet City, STATE,

Checked the retail plant display area to make sure plant material for sale was in optimum condition


Scheduled Employees


Unloaded plant material on retail display area


Arranged and priced hard goods for store


Waited on customers--assisted in plant care questions as well as selection


Completed employee payroll on weekly basis


Opened and closed the Garden Center


Counted daily sales monies




Education
Expected in 2000 to to
Master of Science: Horticulture
Kansas State University - Manhattan, Kansas
GPA:

Emphasis in Horticulture


Thesis work on plant nutrition affecting pest populations

Expected in 1997 to to
Bachelor of Science: Horticulture
Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
GPA:

Graduated with Honors


Member of Horticulture Club--Participated in Annual Spring Show Gardens and Plants Sales and raised $25,000


Recipient of Merritt Scholarship

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School Attended

  • Kansas State University
  • Michigan State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Head Grower
  • HEAD GROWER
  • GROWER
  • RETAIL GARDEN CENTER MANAGER

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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