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Meet the Team!

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"Chief Garden Lover"

Boss lady of all things garden, Mel is here to save the day. 

Forever busy, Mel is not only out and about every day keeping the team in order, she is also currently studying horticulture. 

Need a quote? Mel is on the way! Want a discount? Rumour has it Mel's likes pizza, wine and kitties. 


"The Bearded Bandit"

Joe is our resident super nerd, with an affection for all things sci-fi and fantasy. He also loves Mac & Cheese and miniatures goats.

Joe is a weapon in the garden and thoroughly enjoys clearing out old overgrown messes to build something new.

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"The Artful Gardener"

Em is a passionate gardener who practices pruning as an artform. She loves reviving neglected spaces and you will often find her using her favorite hori hori knife to creatively attack your garden space.

When not in the garden, Em volunteers as treasurer for her local Kinder & mothers her 3 children and 3 fancy rats. She enjoys her coffee, spinning wool, and eating tayberries. 



Celine joins us with a Fine Arts degree and certification in Urban Horticulture, bringing a creative touch to every project. In her spare time Celine can be found volunteering at CERES Joe’s Market Garden, snuggling with her Devon Rex cats, or indulging in her variety of hobbies that include art, music, mixology, video games, horror movies.. and busting out wild moves on the dance floor. 

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"Coordinator of Awesomeness" 

Meet Rob, our vibrant Coordinator of Awesomeness / Operations Manager.


With many years of managerial experience under his belt, Rob keeps your gardens blooming and our teams running smoothly. 


"Mr. Fix It"

Nick is our resident fixer-er. Always passionate and determined to get the job done, when Nick is not busy cruising around Eltham with his doggo, you might find him laying down crushed rock for some paths. (Probably somewhere up a steep hill)

In his own time Nick keeps his hands busy with different projects, either taking things apart or creating something amazing.



Mei volunteers at the Edendale Farm Native Nursery, and has a passion for plant health. She will check your plants for diseases & help identify any good or bad bugs.

Mei is the newest dog lover to join team Mel & has a Doberman named Dozer.When she's not patting dogs or gardening, Mei might be found travelling, watching movies or chowing down into some seafood.


"Backyard Conservationist"

Kate is passionate about Backyard Conservation projects such as pollinator and habitat gardens, and is a native plant enthusiast. When she's not transforming gardens, Kate volunteers at Edendale Indigenous Plant Nursery and with the Friends of Plenty River Walk. You might also find Kate drumming, eating pink-lady apples, or dabbling in watercolour.



Ronnie is a true garden superstar. When she isn't busy doing the heavy lifting for Mel's garden team, you might catch her snacking on a Mars Bar or watching Stanger Things.

On weekends Ronnie enjoys a casual jog around the neighborhood and long romantic walks on the beach. 



Nic is currently undertaking her Cert IV in Landscape Design. She loves endless pottering & planning new garden projects.

When not gardening, Nic has her hands full DIYing, knitting, reading, being president of a netball club & looking after her fur children & worms. 

Your garden is in good hands with Nic!



Karen hails from South Africa and is a master at pruning and weeding. In her spare time she loves growing flowers, veggies, and unusual plants from cuttings or seeds. 

She is a loving mom of two teens, three fur babies, and an unknown amount of succulents. On a rainy day you might find her solving puzzles, eating sweet potatoes and engrossed in a good book.


"Super Sis"

Mel's little sister Raelene is our resident website warrior, writing these bios and making our online presence as spectacular as possible.


Animal enthusiast and serial cant-sit-still-er, when she's not busy with her 700 miscellaneous other jobs you might find Raelene out in your garden pulling weeds and mulching.

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