Rachel Vogan – President - Owner and director of the
communications company The Daisy Chain ltd and Plant
Brokers, a plant sourcing and garden design company.
Rachel is a credible and
experienced Garden commentator. With 25 years
experience, Rachel’s passion and commitment to
the industry is obvious. One to champion excellence,
in marketing and communication, her skills as a
journalist are highly regarded in print, radio,
online and television.
Her motto is “educate,
stimulate and activate” whether that be on a
consumer or industry level, she sees engagement as
key. Being an expert in her field, she is often
called on as a spokes person on gardening related
Rachel’s career started as
an apprentice at Bayliss Nurseries, moved into
marketing and garden retail. She lectured at
Christchurch Polytechnic School of Horticulture for a
number of years, is currently Show Ambassador for The
Ellerslie International Flower Show and a sought
after public speaker on gardening.
Rachel identifies the Re build and
the Garden City as a priority for both the people of
the city and also to the garden industry which
operates and supplies the region.