Role at the Garden
Alex is a senior majoring in Horticultural Science with a focus on arboricuture. Alex has done several internships in the tree care industry and plans to be a certified arborist. Alex competed in the National Collegiate Landscape Competition for 5 years in arboriculture techniques, landscape plant install, and maintenance cost estimation. Last year, Alex was in the top 8 in all three of the competitions out of 60 schools.
Alex grew up growing his own garden every year. As part of the SOUL core values of mentorship, Alex is interested in sharing his gardening and tree knowledge with others. Alex will be the SOUL Arborist Consultant for the educational green space design to help us bring some shade to the area during those hot summer days! Alex also wants to plant native trees in the SOUL Garden as well as do workshops on tree pruning and tree care.