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Michelle Lighty

Head Gardener

With a lifelong passion for plants sprouted as a child, Michelle brings an expert's eye on everything to do with horticulture. Her unique background highlights her compassion as a teacher and grit as a steward of the land.

In her two decades of work at a major garden center, Michelle has an encyclopedic knowledge of local plants, how they want to live and how to troubleshoot environmental issues.


Pennsylvania State University
BA Spanish

Nazareth College
MA Education

Governors State University
MA Educational Leadership

Michelle Lighty
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