Landscape Gardening Faculty

Professor Dee Johnson, Program Coordinator
209 Steed Hall
695-3883Dee has worked and been affiliated with the “Green Industry for over thirty years. She is a graduate of Sandhills, as well as St. Andrews Presbyterian College and N.C. State University. She is a North Carolina Certified Plant Professional and enjoys gardening both at work and at home.
Professor Jim Westmen
213 Steed Hall
695-3884Jim is a graduate of the Landscape Gardening Program here at Sandhills. Along with his wife Johanna, they owned and operated a Landscape/Design Build Company as well as a Greenhouse and Nursery here in Moore County. Jim also maintains certification as a North Carolina Registered Landscape Contractor as well as his North Carolina Irrigation Contractors License. He also holds certifications as a Certified Plant Professional, a North Carolina Pesticide Applicator and recently received his Green Roof Professional Accreditation. He brings over 25 years of teaching experience here in the Landscape Gardening Program and enjoys bringing his passion for horticulture to his students.
Instructor Johanna Westmen
212 Steed Hall
246-4959As a graduate of the Landscape Gardening Program here at Sandhills, Johanna brings over 20 years of experience in the horticulture industry. Johanna, along with her husband Jim, owned and operated a Greenhouse and Nursery as well as a Landscape Maintenance and Design Build Company here in Moore County. Johanna currently maintains her North Carolina Pesticide Applicators License as well as being a Certified Plant Professional in the State of North Carolina.
Faculty Secretary Tricia Mabe
114 Steed Hall