Laura is the founder, president and owner of Final Touch Plantscaping, LLC, in Somerset County, specializing in connecting people and plants through horticultural therapy customizing  activities and programs using plants to impact social, physical and psychological well-being. She has traveled the world studying the ancient use of plants in health and medicine. She is an author, journalist photographer. She penned a law, ‘Horticultural Therapy Week’, third week of March. She is a three-time national presenter of the American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) and recipient of the AHTA Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Award.

Laura was born and raised in New Jersey.  She and her husband of 30 years  are empty nesters, but never more busy with  their rescue dogs, causes, and travel.  They have a Son, a United States Army Veteran, and daughter who is a financial analyst.