Jan Bills ✿ Two Women and a Hoe®

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In Your Gardens! Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

Jan Coppola Bills is the author of Late Bloomer, a certified landscape designer, advanced master gardener, entrepreneur, speaker, contributing writer for State-by-State Gardening magazine, and an active environmental board member for her community.

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After a successful career in the corporate world, Jan made a major life reassessment and followed her heart. She traded in her heels for Wellies and started the Detroit-area landscape design company Two Women and a Hoe® (twowomenandahoe.com).


Jan shares her gardening philosophy of comfort, ease and simplicity with her clients, audiences, friends and her large online community on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn.


Jan’s hands-on experience as a professional and home gardener arms her audiences with practical day-to-day organic gardening tips, techniques and solutions. Jan loves providing her audiences with the confidence and knowledge they need to create and maintain beautiful, sustainable gardens. She is a passionate business owner and speaker, and takes her work seriously and responsibly. Her broad gardening knowledge, enthusiasm and engaging personality creates an educational and fun experience for everyone.  


Jan is the Author of 'Late Bloomer' (published November 2016), Advanced Master Gardener, Certified Landscape Designer, and contributing writer for State-by-State Michigan Gardening. She holds a Masters of Art in Organizational Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business and Management.


Jan's purpose: To ignite the eternal connection between people and nature. 


Comfort, Ease and Simplicity in the Garden

Do This, not That

Designing your Gardens

The Cutting Edge on Pruning

Spring Forward Fall Backward

Gardens with Winter Interest

Dirty Little Secrets in the Gardens

Sustainable Landscaping for the Home Gardener

Plants for the Hellstrip

Must Have Plants in the Garden





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Diane Hague from farmington hills - 03/14/2018 10:04:41

Jan spoke to our 'older' gardeners and had much needed recommendations to make gardening easier for us. Her tips on plants, weeds, landscaping & non chemical sprays were much appreciated. She is a dynamic speaker!

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Great Speaker

J Van Dusen from MI - 11/19/2017 14:41:26

Jan is lively, entertaining, knowledgeable and up to date on the latest gardening techniques. Highly recommend!

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Michele Nowak from Swartz Creek - 10/28/2017 13:15:00

Jan was funny, entertaining, and inspirational!