Cynthia Sandberg, owner of Love Apple Farms in Central California, is an attorney, farmer, and educator. Her homestead is a Demeter-certified biodynamic farm and the exclusive kitchen garden for Michelin-starred Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos.
Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp is a popular speaker on various garden topics and sustainable living; television and radio guest; writer; author; garden coach; secretary of Garden Writers Association; works at large independent garden center.
Fran Sorin is the author of the recently published, 10th Anniversary Edition of Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening, which Andrew Weil, M.D., calls a “profound and inspiring book."
Amy Stewart is the award-winning author of five books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, including three New York Times bestsellers: Wicked Plants, Wicked Bugs and Flower Confidential.
Claire is the author of California Month by Month Gardening and California Fruit and Vegetable Gardening. Whether speaking at large garden shows or to small garden clubs, Claire engages each and every audience with enthusiasm and solid information.
Rebecca is a California-based garden designer, garden writer & speaker. Presentations focus on garden design, speaking to those with all levels of experience. Author of Refresh Your Garden Design and co-author of Garden Up! Smart Vertical Gardening.
As a Botanical Explorer, I am dedicated to sharing my experience of the vast diversity of the plant world with as many people as possible. The future of mankind is inextricably linked to us developing a symbiotic relationship with plants and nature.
Judith Sumner is a botanist and author specializing in ethnobotany, herbs, flowering plants, pollination, and plant adaptations. She lectures widely at botanical gardens, including the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and Garden in the Woods.
Founder and Owner of The Bonny Doon Garden Company since 1998- a full service floral design studio, and botanical gift shop. Annual Exhibitor; Bouquets to Art, Filoli Flower Show. Green Gardener Certified – instruction in sustainable gardening.