Debbie Lonnee has a B.S. in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota. She worked for 13 years in the retail garden center business, managing a large Twin Cities garden center, for the last 20 years she worked as a production coordinator at Bailey's Nurseries, manager of the Planning and Administration department in 2006, and in 2015 became Product Development Manager, responsible for obtaining genetics for Bailey brands.
She has been speaking to nursery professionals, master gardeners, and garden clubs for over 30 years.
New Plants, Perennial and New Woody Plants, The Hunt of New Plants and the Evolution of Bailey Brands