Shannon Pable

Master Gardner, Arborist


Shannon Pable is a life-long artist and gardener, with a love of wild edible & medicinal plants. She is a certified arborist (ISA), Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, Georgia Certified Master Gardener and award winning garden designer, specializing in native plants and environmentally friendly landscape designs (her formal education is BSEE, BSCP). Shannon is also a published writer, photographer, and illustrator.

Since 1992, she has studied wilderness survival, edible & medicinal plants (under Tom Brown Jr., Richard Cleveland, Mark Warren, Patricia Howell), and has shared her unique relationship with plants with thousands of people. She continues to expand her knowledge and connect people to nature through her love of plants.

As our resident “Plant Lady”, Shannon teaches Nature classes during our Programs. She also designs and lovingly cares for all of the gardens at the Center