Susan has been teaching people in Seattle how to garden since 1994. She founded How Does Your Garden Grow in 1997 to share her love of gardening and empower people to learn the skills and techniques to make the most of their gardens and outdoor spaces.
Susan has a biology degree from Amherst College and an Master of Science degree from the Center of Urban Horticulture at the University of Washington. She advocates for organic practices and sustainable gardening.
In addition to How Does Your Garden Grow, Susan creates and sells botanical jewelry with her business Olivie, films educational videos for her YouTube channel, and is also available to lead classes and workshops.