Sue Tantsits is a horticulturist and co-owner of Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery, a retail native plant nursery that promotes and supports the use of native plants in residential, natural, and commercial landscapes. Sue works with clients to create sustainable horticulture designs through restoration, installation, and maintenance of the native plant garden. A large part of her work is coordinating educational programming at the nursery and for community organizations within the Lehigh Valley. She also coordinates native plant programs for the Penn State Cooperative Extension and other conferences.
Sue is a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist and is Sustainable Landscape Certified. She has a B.S. degree in horticulture from Temple University and a B.S. degree in education from Bloomsburg University. She works closely with conservation organizations such as Lehigh Gap Nature Center and Hawk Mountain as well as youth groups and Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops. Sue also volunteers her time on advisory boards for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, and WDIY Community NPR station.