With a Dutch Botany professor as her father, a seed sprouted in the horticultural world. She was destined to be a plant enthusiast. Rooted in a background of drafting and design, Jude branched out into gardening knowledge as a Master Gardener in the north and south. Stretching even further, she grew in the academic world as a researcher and teaching assistant. Jude was instrumental in the design of the Florida Panhandle Butterfly House. Hoping to become a perennial favorite, she is now blooming at Santa Rosa Gardens.