Inside Columbia Magazine November Issue

Page 102


Tiger Garden is Mizzou’s full-service student-run floral shop. It not only serves the campus community but also delivers everyday florals in the Columbia area, as well as to events and weddings. Tiger Garden is a handson learning experience for students interested in floral design, plant science, business and entrepreneurship. Becky Melton is the special events coordinator and floral design instructor at Tiger Garden; a 2012 graduate of the University of Missouri, she has been in the floral industry since 2007. Melton works with a talented team of students: Spencer Hoagland, event student manager; Hanna Souther, lead event student designer; and John Anderson, event student assistant.