40 Under 40, Class of 2014

Mark Konlock


Green Bay Botanical Garden, Green Bay, Wis.

Job Title

Director of Horticulture


Responsible for overseeing construction of 5 acres of new gardens and adding more than 38,500 permanent plants of over 2,150 taxa to the plant collection. Has mentored more than 50 interns during his nine years at GBBG. “I love getting a fresh perspective from young people.”


Pursuing His Plant Passion: After working for three and a half years as a civil engineer, Mark realized that was not his passion, so he went back to college to study horticulture.

Fun Facts

Working to Relax: After a hard day of working out in the gardens, Mark likes to work out. “a workout after work calms me down and transitions me to personal time.”

Latest Photos see all »

Lupine Staircase series (Green Fuse Botanicals)
IMG_0518 copy
IMG_0469 copy
IMG_1488 copy
IMG_1587 copy
IMG_1517 copy
GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
Boucher 4 IMG-20160310-WA0075
Brobst Choice 1 1200x1200
Yosifov IMG_1909

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

GPN September_Cover
Interested in reading the print edition of Greenhouse Product News? Preview our digital edition »

Get one year of Greenhouse Product News in both print and digital editions for free.

Subscribe Today »

Be sure to check
out our sister site.
website development by deyo designs