DALLAS -- Jill Mullaney has joined Halleck Horticultural, LLC. as a horticulturist and accounts manager. Jill has joined the team at Halleck Horticultural to apply her skills across a wide variety of projects. Jill will be working with Leslie Halleck to manage client communication and needs, support green industry business and marketing projects.
As a skilled horticulturist, Jill will also be assisting with and providing new expanded horticultural consulting services for commercial green industry companies and select residential property owners.
Jill Mullaney grew up on a grain and hog farm in South Dakota. From there, she attended the University of Nebraska & received her BS in Horticulture Production. Jill interned at the prestigious Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa. and then began her career as a nursery manager at a landscape nursery.
Since then, Jill has focused on growing, first at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Neb. and then as the Greenhouse Manager for the Dallas Arboretum for eight years. Jill managed all aspects of plant production at the arboretum for nearly 3,000 plant species grown per year for use in the trials program as well as garden installation. She also collaborated on designs, and installed special events displays and garden designs.
Jill also operates her own boutique floral company, Platinum Petals, servicing special events and weddings. She recently won the 2017 GrowerTalks/Dummen Orange Young Grower of the Year award at Cultivate'17.