As time went on, Mike decided that he enjoyed the work and asked his roommate how he could start his own gardening and landscaping business. So in 1975, with the help of his roommate, Mike started his first venture. He printed up some business cards and handed them out in the areas where he was already doing some work.
Being a student, Mike had the college libraries full resources to study Botany and understand the fundamentals of caring for different types and species of plants. Mike finally finished college and graduated with his degree in Psychology, and went to work as an educator in Costa Mesa (continued…)