Garden Center Team


Craig joined our team in January 2017 as our Retail Operations Manager. He spends his time at all three of our retail locations managing the teams and making sure our customers have the best shopping experience possible. Craig brings with him nearly 20 years of managerial experience from other independent garden centers in the Twin Cities area and uses that experience to take care of all the details that make our stores run smoothly. He and his wife live in Mahtomedi.


Joie started at Abrahamson’s as a Landscape Designer at our Stillwater store in 2001. She has worked in the Green Industry for 24 years. She is now the Marketing and Merchandising Manager for all three of our locations. With her extensive knowledge of the industry, she is able to bring new and exciting products into our stores every season. Joie plans sales, workshops, customer appreciation days, and helpful e-blasts to keep you informed and ensure a great shopping experience. Her positive attitude and hard work keep our stores looking and running great. When not at work, Joie loves spending time with her family and being outdoors.


Jeni has been a part of our team since 2010 and has been Assistant Manager at our St. Croix Falls store since 2016. She has a great attitude at work and gets the job done fast and well. Our customers come from miles around just to see Jeni! Jeni enjoys being outdoors gardening and especially loves spending time with her grandchildren. She lives in St. Croix Falls, WI with her family.


Melissa joined our Scandia garden center team in the spring of 2015 and began managing our Stillwater store in 2016. Those who meet Melissa instantly notice her positive attitude and hardworking demeanor. Her past management and horticulture experience as well as her love of taking care of our customers make her an asset to both our company and to our customers. She is always happy to help you! In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and loves to be outdoors as well as reading and crafting.


Our retail team has many combined years of experience in the garden center industry. Because of this, we can help answer any question you may have about your yard and landscape. Whether you have a question about plants, bugs, or garden décor, we can help! We pride ourselves on providing friendly, timely, and knowledgeable customer service each and every day.