40 Year Spotlight. Ask Laura!
ASK LAURA By Mike Evans A couple days ago, our General Manager, Laura Camp, mentioned a problem to me, only in passing, and certainly not expecting me to provide a
Essay #8 Mission, Values & Goals
We run a nursery, so plants are pretty important, but by putting pen to paper (as it were) in this exercise, we realized their true significance lies in their (and our) relation to people and places.
Essay #7 A Work Ethic: Keep Having Fun
Fortunate are the ones who can point to a blurry line dividing their work and play. Concerning values, rich among rich are people who enjoy their jobs. Afterall, most of our waking hours, and a good portion of our whole lives are spent at work
Essay #6 Recognition Along The Way
We’re out on a hike together, enjoying all the uphills and the downhills alike. Feeling fine, the air fresh and cool, the breeze just right, and a few clouds above to make the sky interesting. We forge ahead, glancing back occasionally to assure ourselves of our path.
Essay #5 Inspiration Along The Way
The inspiration for our built environment comes from the cultural and natural histories of California. Our garden designs are inspired by nature. But people are our real source of lasting inspiration.
Essay #4, Ideas, Endeavors, Directions, & Departments
If you try a lot of stuff, something’s bound to work. At Tree of Life we are singularly passionate about native plants, and with them, indeed through them, we strive to provide inspiration, information and connection to nature. But over our 40-year history, you could say we have sampled from many different flowers within one big garden.