Speaker Bio

Leslie Halleck

Leslie Halleck

Certified Pro Horticulturist, Consultant, Author, Halleck Horticultural

Leslie F. Halleck is a certified professional horticulturist (ASHS) who has spent her extensive career hybridizing horticulture science with home gardening consumer needs. Halleck earned a B.S. in Biology/Botany from The University of North Texas and an M.S. in Horticulture from Michigan State University. She currently runs Halleck Horticultural, LLC, through which she provides horticultural consulting, business and marketing strategy, product development and branding, and career coaching for industry members. Halleck is an award-winning marketer and writer for industry and consumer publications, and long-time columnist for GIE Media. Her consumer books include "Gardening Under Lights: The Complete Guide for Indoor Growers" (2018), "Plant Parenting; Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers" (2019), and her latest book “Tiny Plants; Discover the joys of collecting and growing itty bitty houseplants” (2021).

Other Resources Include:

Careful Curation
Pass-along Plant Passion
Managing Great Expectations
Healthy Boundaries
Plant Parenting
Small Budget Bites for Big Planning Decisions
Bird’s the Word
Holiday Staffing Strategies
Serving Up A Good Story
Shake Up Your Selection
How and When You Should Market to Men
Build Your Online Community
Relax…and Let It Grow!
Pretty Patio Harvests
The Lowdown on Lights
Big Opportunities with Tiny Plants
Spring Survival: Pandemic, The Sequel