News & Record – Bringing out the Beauty

News & Record

Bringing out the Beauty – A Greensboro landscaper has designed gardens around the globe

BY NINA PENCE Staff Writer Nov 15, 2002 (0)

Sally Pagliai didn’t know the difference between a pansy and a petunia when she accepted her first gardening job as a struggling college student.

But with her trademark fiery enthusiasm, she revived the annuals and perennials that surrounded the quaint cottage of her employer, who used a wheelchair. She poured concrete and constructed a ramp to a thriving backyard garden. When she wheeled her new friend into his refurbished garden, his face lit with joy. And Pagliai was hooked…