Meet the Staff: Jeremy Gruszka
Jeremy Gruszka, Perennial & Nursery Manager
Jeremy has been working in the horticulture industry for over 16 years. He is a fellow plant nerd that fits right in on our team. He graduated from Pitt with a degree in Marketing. Jeremy oversees the perennial production greenhouses, as well as the perennial and nursery department of the store. In addition to his primary role, he has also helped teach planting workshops and create our online store.
Favorite thing about your job: Working with plants and good people!
Top 3 favorite plants: Dianthus, Echinacea, Heuchera (AND LILIES!)
Best piece of garden advice: This goes for life as well, but don’t be afraid of failure.
Something interesting: I grew up on the property of Longwood Gardens and would go bike riding throughout the gardens, fishing in the ponds, and cockroach crushing in the conservatories after hours. I have also had well over 100 stitches in my head throughout my life.
Favorite time of day: Dusk (sunset/primetime deer hunting)
People would describe me as: Laid back and EXTREMELY good looking.
Interests and hobbies: Anything outdoors, sports, and beer
Favorite vacation spot: Dominica
Proudest accomplishment: Buying a house
Favorite game or sport to watch or play? Watch: Hockey Play: Basketball