Our Staff

Our Staff

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About Our Staff:

We are proud of our dedicated seasonal associates that work full and part-time and the following individuals are truly thankful for all their help. Total employment peaks at about 80 associates during prime planting season.

Edward Knapton

Owner/Sec-Treasurer

Involved with financial matters purchasing and marketing. Background BS degree in Horticulture from UW - Madison. Many years of experience with customers and growing plants.

Carol Knapton

Owner/President

Involved with the payables and overall business decisions. Background BS degree in Education from Edgewood College. Many years of experience with customers and plants.

 

Garden Center Staff:

Barbara Raether

Retail Manager

Deb Rynes

Perennials, Trees, Shrubs Manager

Katie Cubberley

Floral Designer

Beth Dolan

Customer Service Manager

 

Darby Hoffman

Receiving Coordinator

Growing Staff:

David Charpentier

Head Grower / Assistant Manager

Cheryl Grassman

Production Line Manager

Steven Jones

Greenhouse Production Associate

Kate Scheffer

Greenhouse Grower

Operations Staff:

Bruce Dimmig

General Manager

Michele Westphall

Marketing Director

Bonnie Hall

Administrative Assistant

Alex Gilliland-Lloyd

Information Technology Specialist (IT)

 

 
 

 

 
 

What Our Customers Say About Us

  • This was the most pleasant shopping experience I’ve had in a very very long time. Such incredible selections and EVERY SINGLE employee was FANTASTIC!

    - Hannah R..
  • Always enjoy the inspiration this place provides! Love there are so many employees around to answer questions and give directions.

    - Chrystal M..
  • Bring your own pots to this place and set up in a potting work station. You can use their soil and expert advice to make your purchase selections… Fun to do with kids.

    - Melle.
  • Awesome place, always friendly and helpful. Beautiful choices for plants!

    - Catherine C.
  • Everything was beautiful today, enjoyed my time there shopping!

    - Deb V.M.
  • Kudos to the crew at ABF for green houses filled with beautiful flowers & creative gardening elements.

    - Deb M.