Immigrated from Holland at the age of 5, Angelique knew that she was an unusual girl! She grew up in Hamilton on a 5 acre apple orchard.
Angelique spent her childhood working on the small orchard tending to the apple, cherry, pear, currant and grapes; growing vegetables; and weeding the flower and veggie patches.
As a student, she picked cherries and apples and sold them at a roadside kiosk.
As a young mother, she managed a garden at the local school and won an environmental award for her efforts.
With 6 years of experience working at H&R Block with yearly retraining, she is capable of filing tax returns for personal, rentals or small businesses. With her 7 years of experience at Scott’s Garden Centre as assistant manager, she has obtained a vast knowledge of plants, office work and customer service. The daughter of a mechanical engineer, Angelique brings years of experience and supervision to her successful business which has been in operation since 2009.
She has been volunteering with the Orillia Horticultural Society on the Board of Directors as treasurer for the past 10 years.
She is married for 37 years, with 2 grown sons and three grandsons which keep her very busy . She is always willing to lend a helping hand.