Liz Hughes
40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Liz Hughes


Groovy Plants Ranch

Job Title



  • Created and manages garden center’s online store that over the past five years has “become so successful that we now have a small army to manage the orders and … are shipping live plants to consumers in all 50 states!”
  • Responsible for developing and presenting many different fun and educational programs and classes to IGC’s loyal following.


She Screams for Ice Cream: “I love ice cream any time of the year! I don’t even care what flavor, I just LOVE ice cream.”

Fun Facts

The Work of an Artist: Liz has a master’s degree in textile design and was an artist and art teacher before entering the horticulture world. Her artwork has been featured in international shows and she has appeared on a nationally syndicated quilting TV show.

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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