40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Laura LeBoutillier


Garden Answer

Job Title

Gardening Social Media Personality


  • In 2014, along with husband Aaron, created Garden Answer, a series of inspirational, garden-themed videos. Today, Garden Answer has 400,000 YouTube subscribers and more than 2.5 million Facebook followers.
  • Created Adopt-a-Pot program for the local community where large concrete pots were placed on each block of the downtown area for businesses/individuals to “adopt” each year for a set fee.


Laura tries to play the piano every day. She took classical piano lessons for 17 years and has been playing the piano since she was 4.

Fun Facts

Laura doesn’t really like speaking in front of people. “It probably seems like it would be natural for me since I get in front of a camera all the time, but it’s a very different thing.”