Allen Hirsh is a plant cold hardiness scientist, ex-nurseryman and exotic gardener in Silver Spring, MD. His unusual background enables him to lecture in depth on both interesting plants and winter challenges in the garden.
National speaker and award-winning author EVELYN HADDEN showcases the diverse beauties and rewards of nature-friendly, soul-satisfying landscapes with less lawn.
Author of the recently released book Pollinators of Native Plants, Heather Holm owns a Minnesota-based landscape design and consulting business specializing in native landscapes. She passionately speaks about native plants, pollinators, and design.
Stacey is an author and professional horticulturist committed to sharing her love and knowledge of gardening. She teaches, not preaches, to inspire and empower audiences of all sizes and skill levels.
Dan has been involved in every facet of horticulture. His articles and photos have been seen in many magazines. He has taught horticulture, wholesaled, and run his own landscape co. He’s hosted a show on radio and been on HGTV, HMC, and BBC.
Pat's passion for beautiful, water-wise gardens and landscapes comes through in every presentation, whether to beginning gardeners or long-time professionals. She practices what she preaches: great horticulture combined with exploring new horizons.
Gardens shouldn't be boring and neither should garden programs. Frank is entertaining, inspiring and knowledgeable. His slideshows feature beautiful plants and easy techniques. Frank's writing is in Horticulture, Urban Farm, Fine Gardening and NYT.
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Mark's M.S. degree in the Longwood Graduate Program focused on compost & potting soil. He started The Organic Mechanic Soil Company in 2006. Mark was a frequent guest on NBC’s The 10! Show, & consults for the EPA and ILSR on food waste composting.
Paul Hervey-Brookes is a well-respected designer who has built a strong reputation for landscapes and gardens that are classically English relying on planting schemes to create spaces and rich, multi-layered habitats.
Monica is a licensed Arborist, Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP), and garden designer who specializes in aesthetic pruning, butterfly gardens, and the use of organic practices. She is Editor of the Gardening Products Review.