Brie Arthur Joins Gardenuity
Gardenuity, the direct to consumer gardening platform that helps gardeners step-by-step in the growing process, has hired Brie Arthur as vice president of horticulture.
Arthur will workg closely with the brand’s co-founder and CEO, Donna Letier, while leading the horticultural team for Gardenuity.
Arthur joins Gardenuity with over 20 years of experience in the horticultural industry, with a focus on grower and product management, as well as product communication.
She is a member of the Class of 2016 of GPN’s 40 Under 40.
“Brie is an expert at product development and product communication, and having her on the Gardenuity leadership team gives us an incredible resource of knowledge and experience when it comes to growing the next great gardening brand,” said Letier.
“We are thrilled she has joined our team.”
Originally from southeastern Michigan, Arthur studied Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University. She was a professional plant propagator at Plant Delights Nursery in Raleigh, North Carolina and Camellia Forest Nursery in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. before transitioning her focus to Green Industry communications through writing, public speaking, film production and consulting.
She has published her first book, The Foodscape Revolution is helping lead the national suburban foodscape movement, which is a model of community development that incorporates sustainable, local food production.
She speaks internationally and is a correspondent on the PBS television show, Growing A Greener World, where she shares practical gardening advice from her one-acre suburban foodscape.
In 2017 Arthur was awarded the first ‘Emerging Professional’ distinction by the American Horticultural Society. Arthur serves as Garden Writers of America’s National Director of Region IV, representing garden communicators across the southeast United States.
For more information on Gardenuity, please visit the company’s website, www.Gardenuity.com.