Lilly Anderson-Messec started working at Native Nurseries in 2006 and is now the general manager. She is inspired by the fascinating and complex relationships between native plants and native wildlife. A passionate vegetable gardener as well as a native plant enthusiast, she teaches many workshops at Native Nurseries on these subjects as well as writing articles for The Tallahassee Democrat. Born and raised in Tallahassee, Lilly has also lived in Montana and Colorado. In her free time she enjoys exploring the ecologically rich and diverse regions of the Panhandle, observing and photographing plants and wildlife, as well as swimming and kayaking our beautiful springs and rivers.