JUST RELEASED! Fine Foliage – elegant plant combinations for garden and container, co-authored with Christina Salwitz, published by St. Lynn’s Press in February 2013. This book will encourage, teach and inspire you whether you need just a plant or two for a container or to redesign an entire garden. Purchase here
I am the Pacific Northwest regional garden writer for this great site. Every month I write a garden ‘to do’ list and feature my favorite ‘Great Design Plant’. Always fun. Always fresh.
Issue 149, February 2013, ’9 Small Trees for Shade’
Issue 146, August 2012, Regional Plant Picks; perennial hole fillers
Issue 145, June 2012, Great Plant Picks; this quirky conifer fits almost anywhere.
2011. Brimming with 300 essential tips, savvy shortcuts and tried and true techniques , Tips for Container Gardening promises to bring out the bountiful best in all containers, large or small. Purchase
Vol. 8 , 2011. this special publication includes my article Style in the Shade. Low light needn’t cramp your creativity or limit your plant choices. Purchase
July 2010. The WOW Factor – container gardening at it’s best. Tired of the usual combinations? Try something new and go from wimpy to wow in no time. Read article
July 2010. Landscaping on a Tight Budget. When the budget is low but the ideas are big follow these four steps to stretch the dollars you have. Read article
April 2009. No Budget? No problem! Enjoy a fabulous garden without breaking the bank. Read article
April 2009. Holiday Containers. Create simple seasonal containers to welcome your guests; you probably have everything you need already at home. Read article
Issue 124, December 2008. Stylish Shady Containers; low light doesn’t have to cramp your creativity or plant choices. Read article
July 2008. Fabulous plant Combinations. Take the mystery out of creating eye catching vignettes with my easy ideas and suggestions. Read article
June 2007 Pots with Pizzazz. A lighthearted look at the tricks behind good design when combining plants in containers. Read article
May 2007. Small Garden. Big Impact. Fabulous design needn’t be limited by the size of your space. Inspiring ideas for screening, adding drama and accessorizing the smallest balcony or deck to create your own oasis. Read article