About Connor Coombs


Pronouns: They/Them

A lifelong outside enthusiast and lover of pretty things, Connor is passionate about curating beautiful spaces. A native of Southern California, Connor moved to New York to discover new frontiers. A person of many passions, they have worked professionally as a translator and interpreter, an immigration paralegal, and a teacher before they began their foray into working with plants professionally. Connor completed their Permaculture Design Certification in 2017 after which they began working with the Los Angeles based landscaping firm, The Nature of Things.

Connor completed their BA degree at the University of California at Santa Barbara with a major in Spanish and a minor in Portuguese and after working for nearly a decade, went on to earn their MA at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, in Madrid, Spain in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.

Connor has lived abroad in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Spain. They moved to New York in 2019.

Hands in the dirt, head in the clouds, Connor’s favorite thing about gardening is watching a garden design come to fruition. Also, playing with flowers.