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Meet the Team

Cory Brown
Cory is the owner of The Catbird Seat Garden Center, which he started in 1994. He graduated with a horticulture degree from Auburn University in March 1978. He is truly an encyclopedia of knowledge for everything horticulture. If he can't answer your question, you'll have a hard time finding anyone who can.

Keith McCormick
Keith is the manager of the Catbird. He studied Agribusiness at Wallace State Community College and graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Ornamental Horticulture & Design in Spring 2018. Keith is extremely knowledgeable about everything, but he considers his specialty to be trees. He brings along a happy-go-lucky attitude and is very passionate about helping you with anything plant related.

Andrea

Andrea is our bonsai expert here at the Catbird Seat. Vice President of the Living Arts Bonsai Society, she will happily help you with your bonsai whether you are a beginner or a bonsai master. She specializes in the rare and unusual. Some of her interests include Japanese Maples and dwarf Conifers. 

Cassie

Cassie is in charge of watering and fertilizing. Are you amazed by how well our plants are thriving? You can thank Cassie for that. Although her main duty is taking care of the plants, she is always happy to help, too. 

Jennifer
Jennifer is the office manager and hard goods buyer. She is also an Alabama Master Gardener. In addition to that, she is a jack of all trades and she keeps the Catbird looking beautiful and enticing with her great eye for decorating and organizing.

Dave

Dave is the muscle to the operation. He is a student at UAH and spends his free time working at the Catbird. Need something planted? He will also come to your home and plant trees for you at an additional price. 

Beth
Beth is an incredibly hard worker who has an incredible eye for design and is always prepared to help the customer. She also makes amazing container designs.

Laura
Laura is our houseplant specialist and pruning aficionado. She has a horticulture degree from Virginia Tech and is always happy to help, too.

Matthew

Matthew is an engineering student that attends school at the U of A. He is our tree yard supervisor and mulch loader. He is always here to lend a helping hand with loading your vehicle. 

 

Hours: Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm, Sunday 12pm to 4pm