Office Hours


  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lark Hall 2099 Santa Rosa Campus


  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Lark Hall 2099 Santa Rosa Campus

Spring 2019

Section 4059 of HORT12
Plant Materials: Winter/Spring -- : Jan 16 - May 15 2019

Section 4617 of HORT80
Landscape Practices -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2019

Section 4619 of HORT195
CAD: Landscape Site Plans -- : Jan 14 - May 13 2019

Fall 2018

Section 0034 of AGRI20
Introduction to Plant Science -- : Aug 21 - Dec 11 2018

Section 1632 of HORT93
Landscape Drafting and Design -- : Aug 20 - Dec 10 2018

Section 2479 of AGRI20
Introduction to Plant Science -- : Aug 20 - Dec 14 2018

Office hours

Mondays IN-PERSON 10:00am to 12:00noon. Please sign up in advance on my office door to ensure a spot.

Wednesdays ONLINE or BY PHONE 10:00 am to 12:00noon 

Master of Landscape Architecture. University of Oregon. 2014

Horticulture Coursework. Santa Rosa Junior College. 2006-2010

Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Studies & Planning, Biology Minor. Sonoma State University. 2006

Joel Grogan is a landscape designer and Environmental Horitculture instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College.He has over 10 years of experience in the environmental field, including riparian vegetation and restoration, urban water conservation, urban forestry, and landscape construction and design. He earrned a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies & Planning from Sonoma State University (2006), and a Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon (2014), and is a licensed landscape contractor, ISA Certified Arborist, and QWEL-certified. Joel spent much of his childhood playing and exploring along the tree-lined banks of the Sacramento River and is proud to call himself an fifth generation Californian.

Work and Consulting Experience: 

Owner, Pipevine.

CA Lic. #997374. 

 – Present. Santa Rosa, CA

Landscape, irrigation, and arboricultural consulting, planning, and design

Technician Aide, Urban Forestry. City of Eugene Department of Public Works. 

 – . Eugene, Oregon 

CAD Technician, Capital Construction. University of Oregon Facilities. 

 –  Eugene, Oregon 

Drafted revisions of campus floorplans for space planning, assisted in location and sorting of digital and physical drawings for clients, measured and field verified dimensions for accuracy.

Nursery Manager & Restoration Specialist, Sonoma Ecology Center. 
August 2010 – June 2011 &  – February 2009. Eldridge, CA.
Managed native plant nursery for production of stock for riparian restoration projects

Performed planning, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of restoration sites in Sonoma Valley.

Water Conservation Associate, City of Santa Rosa Utilities Department.

 –  Santa Rosa, CA