Meet The Experts

This space is dedicated to connecting IGC’s with industry thought leaders, consultants and web developers from across North America.
Find the right expert for your next project.


Web Development

Marketing and Content

IGC Now and Sow and Dipity

Author, Marketing, Content Writer and Speaker. Background as a buyer and retail garden centre management has given Shelley the boots on the ground experience in marketing for IGC’s. Trend spotter and well established influencer for horticulture products and brands.

Web Design and Ecomm

CEO Alsip Nursery, Co-Owner True Mtn Marketing

Graphic Design, Branding, Marketing, SEO, Web Design, Web Development,  Logo Design, Amazon SEO, Marketing Consulting, Social Media, and Photography. Richard’s background in the retail garden centre management gives him a unique perspective on IGC marketing needs.

Consulting and In-Store Design

Renovation and Design

Growing Places Marketing

In-store design, renovation and branding programs exclusively for independent retail garden centers and farm markets. Judy’s 20 years of experience in advertising and promotion has made her a favorite speaker at industry events and sought after consultant. 

Product Development

CEO Hort Couture Plants, LLC

Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Team Building, Public Speaking, and Product Development. Chief Executive Officer for Greenbrier Nurseries Inc. Jim’s innovative approach to marketing spearheaded the jump to take Hort Couture plants to on-line sales and is currently featured on QVC.

Business Consultant

CEO Horticultural Advantage

Assess core strengths, competitive environment and financial conditions to help business owners develop short-term and long-term business strategies. Sid provides business expertise and extensive leadership development to small to medium horticultural businesses.

Marketing / Financial Analysis

Professor at Texas A&M University

Research, teaching, & extension areas of specialization include strategic management, market situation/outlook, cost accounting, and financial analysis for Green Industry firms. Charlie is a highly respected and internationally known speaker at horticultural industry shows.