Southern Botanical recently participated in the North Park Mall's Spring in the Park. They completed a beautiful design…
Foliage plants, spectacular topiaries, blooming pot plants, and much more from over 150 growers shipped directly to Interiorscapers, Garden Centers, Wholesale Greenhouses, and Florists. Blooming tropicals, Bromeliads, Orchids, and specimen plants, plus all the basics, and AquaMate portable watering systems. Our professional sales team has over 75 years combined experience. Put us to work for you.
With a degree in Horticulture from L.S.U. and experience in interior landscaping and garden center management Bob joined Charlie Cook in 1973, purchasing the company in 1976. After a long and enjoyable career he turned over the reins to Margaret Hicks at the beginning of 2011. Bob continues to be available as needed for special projects and consultation.
President & CEO
Margaret found her calling when she started working for Charlie Cook Associates, Inc. in the summer of 1984. With her willingness to learn and the opportunity to move up in the company, Margaret began selling plants in 1990. After twenty-one years in sales, she purchased the company as of January 1st, 2011 and assumed the role of President and C.E.O.
Carolyn’s chosen career path, accounting, has taken her to the restaurant industry, the retail industry, & currently the horticultural industry. Variety is the spice of life and there has definitely been variety with the companies she has been employed. She came on board with Charlie Cook Associates, Inc. in November of 1999. Carolyn totally enjoys all aspects of accounting, which blends well with her passion for gardening and plants. It’s a journey of many interesting people and a privilege to be able to work with and help each of you.