Director of Business Development for Little Prince of Oregon Nursery
Mark Leichty grew up on a grass seed farm near Albany, Oregon. “Gardening and raising most of our own food was a way of life for my family and that tradition continues to this day” Besides a love of gardening, Mark also enjoys photography and writing. He is also an avid fisherman, though a busy schedule does not allow as much time on the ocean as he would like. Mark is the currently the Director of Business Development at Little Prince of Oregon Nursery, a wholesale grower of perennial plants and groundcovers near Portland Oregon. He is a ‘certified’ plant geek who enjoys visiting beautiful gardens and garden centers searching for rare and unique plants to satisfy his plant lust. He writes a monthly column in Nursery Management Magazine called the Green Guide. He has also written feature stories for other publications including Garden Center Magazine. He writes a weekly blog for Little Prince of Oregon.