Gregg Opgenorth

Palms for San Diego

Gregg lives and gardens in Fallbrook California with his wife, Linda, and 2 golden retrievers. They have been building their garden for 17 years. Their focus has been on palms, succulents, and bamboo–not just having a collection but also incorporating good design. Gregg grew up in Colorado but has lived in California for 30 years.  He has worked in commercial nurseries of all kinds for 47 years. He is currently the Head Grower at East West Trees in Rainbow where they grow 600 varieties from 2” pots up to 48” box specimen trees on 36 acres. Their main products are succulents, cacti, palms, cordylines, varieties from the protea family, and birds of paradise.