Valerie Loew is an educator in horticulture and consultant for those in industry who can benefit from her decades of expertise in propagation, integrated pest management, controlled environments (greenhouses and grow rooms), and aquaponic and hydroponic best practices.
Valerie started her nursery upon graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She grew her nursery to 20 acres within 3 years. Her inventory consisted of 1, 5, 15 gallon shrubs, and trees, 24″ and 36″ boxed tree specimens. After many years, she had a successful exit opportunity and sold the business.