Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Marijke inherited the Dutch passion and tradition for gardening and nature.
Marijke is a Certified Extension Vermont Master Gardener and Vermont Master Composter. She presently serves on the Vermont Master Gardener State Advisory Board. She is a member of the Master Gardener Steering Committee of Chittenden County, Flynn Garden Tour Committee, Vermont Flower show Committee, American Horticultural Society, Audubon Society, NRCD, Cactus and Succulent Society of America, New England Wild Flower Society and Green Works: Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association. Marijke graduated from the SOUL (Stewardship of the Urban Landscape) 2016 program
Marijke is an avid advocate of Art, Music and Dance. Her gardens focus on color and beauty, creating beautiful gardens in an incredible mountain setting.
In the winter she continues her love for the outdoors and nature as a ski instructor at Sugarbush.