My Educational Programs / Sessions @ Cultivate

Back2Basics: How A Quick Sketch Can Double Your Sale
Tuesday, July 18 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Boost sales by providing clients with a basic, hand-drawn visual of their space. This simple, yet effective tool can be utilized by sales associates to illustrate recommendations and assist clients with understanding how to accomplish their landscape goals. In this session, attendees will learn how to integrate sketching into the sales process, how using this method increases buyer confidence and decisiveness, and why matching the client’s vision with yours often results in a bigger sale.


    Ryan Watkins, CEO at Brownswood Nursery & Landscape  
    Ryan Watkins is a 3rd Generation Grower, Lead Design Consultant, and CEO at Brownswood Nursery & Landscape. Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, Ryan received his Management Degree from Oral Roberts University. He is a South Carolina Certified Nursery Professional with 16 years of horticultural experience, 10+ years as a lead landscape designer, and 3 years of experience as a Horticulture Instructor for the City of Charleston. Ryan was nominated and selected as a top 3 finalist for the Young Retailer Award by Green Profit Magazine in 2015 and received the 40 Under 40 Award for GPN Greenhouse Product News in 2020. Ryan's landscape design, installation, and consulting work has been featured on HGTV, DIY Network, and Charleston’s local news networks.

    With multiple generations of experience, our foundation is in growing plants. This gives us unique expertise when selecting the right plant for the right area. In addition to growing our own plants from cuttings, seeds and liners, we specialize in sourcing the best plants at the best price in the Southeast. ?We are here to serve you in all of your landscaping needs.

    BROWNSWOOD GROWN -- With decades of horticultural experience, our Nursery Professionals grow dozens of trees, shrubs, perennials, and grasses that are acclimated to our climate and are ready to thrive in your landscape!

    From plant installation to irrigation to patios and more, our Landscape Installation team is here to serve you by taking the work out of your next project!

    Address:   1290 Brownswood Rd Johns Island, SC 29455
    Contact:   Ryan Watkins
    Phone:  (843) 559-3425   FAX:  843-559-1423



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