(Fort Myers, Fla. – July 24, 2017) – Stu Velky has been promoted to manager of In The Garden, Sanibel’s retail garden center and outdoor showroom. Velky joined In The Garden in July of 2015 as a nursery specialist.
“Stu knows our garden center and our customers well,” Lisa Walsh, owner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping and In The Garden, says. “Among his talents, he is very familiar with tropical fruit and food-related plants that grow in our subtropical paradise. We are looking forward to his ideas to enhance the garden center.”
Velky has more than 15 years of experience in horticulture and environmental education in Florida, Cameroon, Botswana, Costa Rica and Ecuador. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Environmental and Growth Management Studies from Rollins College. He earned his Masters in International Affairs from America University’s School of International Service and his Masters in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development from the United Nations University for Peace.
R.S. Walsh Landscaping is a family-owned and operated, full-service landscape design-build Company specializing in landscape design, installation, and maintenance. In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center & Outdoor Showroom – is a tropical outdoor showroom, retail garden center and plant nursery showcasing the latest in landscape design and outdoor living ideas.