Sometimes…..change is Good

As the season changes…so too does my lifestyle.  I’m moving on and hopefully up.

Friday was my last day at TimberPine Nursery.  It was bittersweet.

TimberPine was my first real job out of college.  It was where I learned what landscape design was like in the real world.  It’s where I met my husband.  It’s where Katie Ketelsen marinated for the last 7 years.

I am very thankful for TimberPine as they have helped lead me to where I stand today.

The movement to buy fresh buy local will only grow stronger in the years to come and I’m ready to climb on that bandwagon by joining Urban515.  Formerly my efforts with Urban515 can be seen on Twitter, Facebook and occasionally blogging.  I hope to bring you the behind-the-scenes view of the local businesses you may not even know exist.  To learn more about Urban515 and the membership benefits for you as a consumer, please check out their website and if you have any questions, drop me a line at

Staying true to my horticulture roots, I will also be joining the Better Homes and Gardens group working to add content to their website, help bring garden trends and best practices to your inbox and contribute to their Everyday Gardeners blog .

I’m so excited for this new journey.  It too is bittersweet.  Thank you for sticking along with me.


13 comments on “Sometimes…..change is Good”

  1. Dan Johnson

    Way to go Katie! Sounds like a great mix of opportunities that should be ideal. We know you’ll flourish in these new roles.

    Go get ’em tiger.

  2. Georgie

    I’m very excited for you, Katie! Congratulations! I’ve no doubt you will do quite well!

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  4. Katie Ketelsen

    Thanks guys for the “Congrats” guys! I’m really excited to get cranking on this new adventure!

  5. Renda Lutz

    Katie, How exciting to see you turn a new leaf as the leaves on the trees blow off. Unlike those leaves moving at the whim of the wind, you have direction, and I can’t wait to see where your internal drive takes you. The exciting thing is, we will get to “see” it as you continue to set the bar high with social media.

  6. Katie Ketelsen

    Wow gang…I’m really overwhelmed with your responses..thank you much Katie, Renda, and Amber for your comments~appreciate it!

  7. Katie Ketelsen

    Thanks for the fly by and congrats Mr Brown Thumb! I’m having fun!

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