Green Thumb:

Kelli Pereira


Kelli is a married mother of three teenagers and a lifelong gardener.  In addition to her work with Whittemore, she is a garden designer, stager and decorative painter. Her professional background includes editorial and publishing experience at Rutgers University and the print media, and as a public relations practitioner for a NYC speaker bureau and non-profit organizations.

Kelli will oversee the revitalization of the Whittemore Gardens and create educational and entertaining lectures and hands-on workshops.

Make sure to check in frequently to her FB page in the near future, The Gardens of Whittemore, for seasonal “What’s in Bloom,” features, a suggested schedule of garden tasks to complete each month, a calendar of garden events, how-to videos, Q & A sections, recipes, and links to fascinating articles.  Make sure to "Like" and "share" the page!

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Kelli will be running the Community Gardens, the Gardens of Whittemore Facebook page, coordinating our Garden Lecture Series, and maintaining the Gardens of Whittemore.