About Epic Gardening

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Meet Our Team

Kevin Espiritu

Founder & CEO

As a self-taught gardener, Kevin has spent over a decade producing educational gardening content across YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, the Epic Gardening podcast, and the Epic Gardening website.

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Jason Wilson

Head of Search

Jason is a digital marketer and hobby gardener. He lives rurally with his family in Middle Tennessee and enjoys growing dahlias in his garden with his family.

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Lorin Nielsen

Head Horticulturist

Lorin is a horticulturist and certified naturalist in the state of California. She enjoys vegetable gardening and native plants.

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Danielle Sherwood

Managing Editor

Danielle is an avid gardener, writer, and editor. She is an expert in rose maintenance, and is in the process of earning her Master Gardener certification.

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Sarah Jay

Staff Writer & Content Strategist

Sarah's goal is to empower readers of gardening publications to grow practical and efficient gardens using native and non-native plants.

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Madison Moulton

Staff Writer & Content Strategist

Madison is a professional writer and passionate gardener. She's been featured by Architectural Digest and Real Homes for her tropical plant knowledge.

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Logan Hailey

Editor, Writer, and Organic Gardener

Logan is a writer, and former full-time ecological farmer. She has a BS in sustainable horticulture, and is passionate about organic gardening.

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Jill Drago

Gardening Expert & Writer

Jill is a hobby gardener and mom. She earned her B.S. in Environmental Horticulture and Turfgrass Management from the University of Rhode Island.

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Kaleigh Brillon

Plant Lover & Garden Writer

Kaleigh Brillon is a garden writer with a bachelor's degree in English. She has a love for all types of outdoor and indoor plants.

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Kelli Klein

Gardening Expert and Writer

Kelli is a garden writer that is passionate about native plants and wildflowers. She gardens with a goal of supporting her local pollinator ecosystem.

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Rachel Garcia

Gardening Expert & Writer

Rachel fell in love with gardening while going to college after taking a landscape design course. She has a passion for microgreens and succulents.

Gardening Expert & Former Organic Farmer

Melissa Strauss

Gardening Expert & Writer

Melissa is a writer, hobby gardener, beekeeper and homemaker. She has experience with pollinator gardens and loves tending to her fruit trees.

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Dr. Liessa Bowen

Gardening Expert & Writer

Liessa is a garden writer with a Master’s degree in wildlife biology from Iowa State University and a PhD in forestry from North Carolina State University.


Liz Jaros

Certified Master Gardener & Writer

Liz Jaros is a professional writer and certified master gardener. She divides her time writing garden content and running a landscape design business.

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Jenna Rich

Organic Farmer & Writer

Jenna is an organic farmer who has grown vegetables, herbs, and cut flowers for several years. She also runs a small no-till market in New Hampshire.

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Ann McCarron

Garden Writer & Succulent Fanatic

Ann is a passionate hobby gardener that loves to write about plants and succulents. She has a passion for all things horticulture.

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Huan Song

Garden Writer & Sustainability Specialist

Huan grew up with grandparents that have green thumbs and was hooked at an early age. She is a hobby gardener and writer.

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Kendra Meador

Garden Writer & Herbalist

Kendra is an herbalist and passionate garden writer. She enjoys gardening because it helps connect her to nature, and care for the land.

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Ben Anderson

Environmental Horticulturalist & Writer

Ben is an environmental horticulturalist and passionate writer. He has a degree in environmental horticulture and is passionate about soil composition.

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Elizabeth Cramer

Garden Writer & Plant Lover

Elizabeth Cramer is a chef, potter, and plant lover. She loves teaching people how to grow their own food in their garden.

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Jillian Balli

Arborist & Garden Writer

Jillian is an arborist and has a passion for trees. She's always had a tremendous fascination with plants and nature.

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Rebecca Hendricks

Certified Master Gardener & Writer

Rebecca is a certified master gardener in the state of Florida. She enjoys writing about native and pollinator friendly plants.