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Colleen in Salvia

Colleen Lockovitch, Program Manager

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Colleen brings vast education and practical experience to Oregon Tilth. She has a bachelor’s of science degree from Purdue University in Public Horticulture and over 15 years experience working in different public gardens in the United States and abroad. Her passion is urban and sustainable gardening with a focus on native plants. Most recently, Colleen served as the Director of the Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park and completed a year-long horticultural fellowship in Great Britain.  Colleen is excited and honored to work with Oregon Tilth. When not working, Colleen enjoys hiking with her dogs, cooking, sailing or riding her bike around town.  To learn more about the Lurie Garden visit


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