Jana started growing cactus and succulents as a hobby at the age of 9 years old. Thus began her passion in life! 

She received her BS in Agriculture with a Major in Horticulture from the University of Arizona in 1982.

Created Sticky Situation in 1984 in Tucson, Az.. 

*Featured in the book WOMEN OF THE HARVEST (Chapter 9) in 2007. 

* Featured in Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine JUNE 2017.