Professors/Contacts

Professors

Diane Brockshus

Instructor, Horticulture
Ankeny Campus
Building/Room: 05-1232
515-965-7310

​Education:

  • A.A.S. Horticulture -- DMACC

Experiences:

  • Environmental Regulator, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • Horticulture Lab Assistant and Head of DMACC Campus’ landscaping crew
  • Assistant Horticulturalist, Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
  • Current member of the Iowa Urban Tree Council

Summer 2022

Fall 2022

Spring 2023


Jim Mason

Program Chair, Horticulture; Associate Professor
Ankeny Campus
Building/Room: 05-1231
515-964-6828

Education:

  • B.S. Landscape Architecture - Iowa State University

Experiences:

  • Started his own landscape/nursery business in 1978
  • Left the business world in 2011 and began teaching landscape design at DMACC
  • Became a full-time Horticulture instructor in 2017
  • Became Associate Professor and Chair of the Horticulture Department in 2022

Summer 2022

Fall 2022

Spring 2023


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