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Tim Fiskin | Colorscape Manager

Tim Fiskin has been designing and installing beautiful yet functional gardens since the early eighties. He is a soil prep and planting specialist, who loves laying out designs on a freshly prepped and graded site. With a formal education in both philosophy and landscape architecture, he still claims his greatest education is monitoring the evolution [...]

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Sylvr Sharp | Visual Merchandiser

Sylvr Sharp is a creative spirit and has lent her skills and talent as Visual Manager to retailers Charlotte Russe (who awarded her a scholarship to Fashion Careers of California), Robinsons-May, Macy’s, Expo Design Center, and as corporate visual communications for Anchor Blue. She bounces easily between fashion styling/merchandising and home décor/Interior Design feeling they are [...]

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Steve Hampson | Expert Horticulturist

Steve Hampson has been gardening since the age of three when he and his parents moved into their house with a large yard on Long Island. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Plant Science from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science degree in Horticulture from Penn State University. He subsequently [...]

Opal Sullivan | Floral Studio Manager

Opal Sullivan was first introduced to the flower industry in 1982 as a summer job and has never ventured far from the industry for she loves flowers and how they bring beauty into our lives. Opal thoroughly enjoys working with clients in creating an event that reflects their personality through flowers and décor. Growing up [...]

Lew Whitney | Executive Committee

After almost 40 years with Rogers Gardens during which Lew Whitney served as both President and Chairman, Lew describes himself first and foremost as a “hands in the dirt gardener.” He inherited his passion for gardening from his mother, who introduced Lew to some of favorites, Dahlias, Sweet Peas and Majestic Giant Pansies, all of [...]

2010-08-12T23:43:10-07:00By |Meet The Staff|0 Comments

Eric Cortina | Creative Director

Eric Cortina’s has been with Rogers Gardens for over 25 years. He started out in the floral department and worked his way up to his current position as Creative Director. He is also the home décor buyer. In his position as Creative Director, Eric sets the overall looks, themes, and vision of the various departments [...]

Barbara McGraw | Gallery Staff

Barbara McGraw has been creating miniature gardens for more than ten years and enjoys teaching others how to fashion a diminutive landscape. Barbara is also an avid foodie who enjoys composing her own recipes with an emphasis on fresh and local produce. Home décor is another passion that reflects her classic yet whimsical style, which [...]

Christopher Nichols | Lifestyle, Floral & Original Designs Production Manager

Christopher came to Roger’s Gardens from the San Jose and San Francisco Bay Areas in 2001. With over 15 illustrious years as a floral and interior designer there and his years of managing creative teams brought him to Roger’s Gardens. His drive and determination helped launch our Roger’s Original Indoor Design Department into a lucrative [...]