Our Staff

ind_hort_logo-e1421170299175Dammann’s special list below of our employee accomplishments sets us apart from other garden centers. Our employees strive to remain accredited to better serve our customers. They also love what they do!

  • Jim Dammann, Jr. – Horticulturist, Tree & Shrub Specialist, Buyer
  • Helen Dammann – Master Gardener, Marketing and Buying
  • Kathy Haley –  Horticulturist, Designer and Greenhouse Grower, Buyer, and Manager
  • Andy King –  Nursery Manager and Assistant Greenhouse Grower
  • Jessica Voeller – Horticulturist and Office Administrator and Buyer
  • Melanie Robles – Garden Center Retail Manager and Marketing Administrator
  • MASTER GARDENERS are among our  seasonal employees

Kathy Haley, Dammann’s Designer and Greenhouse Grower

Kathy graduated from Purdue  and is a great designer. In the spring, our greenhouses are full of  perennials, beautiful hanging baskets and annual plant material designed by Kathy.  She also has a knowledge base on  interesting and beautiful varieties of trees and shrubs unique to site conditions. Did we mention that she is  an accomplished florist?  Kathy can help with special event centerpieces.  For event planning call Kathy at 317-938-1892 or email her at dammannsgardens2@aol.com.

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 Jessica Voeller, Buyer and Office Administrator

Our mission statement stresses that Dammann’s offers quality merchandise at competitive  pricing, and Jessica holds this responsibility. She meets this requirement by gathering information on inventory and directs staff on floor display, purchases and product education.    You may email Jessica for special needs at dammannsgcs@gmail.com  Jessica is also the office administrator.  We don’t want it to go to her head, but she’s a pretty important person at Dammann’s!

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Andy King, Nursery Manager and Assistant Greenhouse Grower

Andy is well known by our customers for his excellent knowledge base on nursery product.  This includes plant and diseases identification and disease controls for trees, shrubs, roses, and perennials.  He and his staff are ready to assist you with your unique landscaping needs.

In the wintertime, Andy wears a different hat and is very involved with the greenhouse product.  Andy graduated from Ball State with a degree in Landscape Architecture.  Don’t know what Dammann’s would do without Andy!

 

Melanie Robles, Garden Center Retail Manager and Marketing Administrator

Mel strives to help our customers reach their goals in their gardening endeavors with services extended by a friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff and filling our retail store with quality merchandise.  She also participates as one of our avid speakers on many garden topics.  In addition, Mel performs as advertising administrator. Busy is her middle name!!   For retail and advertising questions contact Melanie at mel.dammanns@gmail.com.