About Pat Stone

Pat Stone

Pat is Founding Editor of GreenPrints, having established GreenPrints in 1990 as a unique gardening quarterly print magazine that is filled with entertaining, funny, and heartwarming stories about gardening and life. Pat’s vision continues to guide the editorial mission of GreenPrints, and he ensures that every published story is worth a read by subscribers.

Articles by Pat Stone

Weather Gossip

Weather Gossip

What is the number one conversation topic of all gardeners? You know it: weather. We all know what Mark twain said: “Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything ... Read More 

Gardeners Aren’t Crazy

Gardeners Aren’t Crazy

It happens every year. Every Spring. I forget all my failures. I forget the tomato seedlings that cooked in the cold frame last May. I forget the waves of weeds ... Read More 

December 2023

December 2023

What a Joy! Within this special edition, you have the most wonderful garden stories from the last eight years of GreenPrints Magazine: the best of the best. What a joy ... Read More 

September 2023

September 2023

We are all so grateful to you. You get it: you understand—and cherish—the value of a magazine that shares gardening’s heart. It is a joy for me to help Mequoda ... Read More 

Spring 1990

Spring 1990

Welcome to GreenPrints, our garden of words. The little quarterly focuses on why-to, not how-to. On the inspiration behind the sweat. On the funny, frustrating, rejoicing, reflective, peaceful, poetic, and ... Read More 

Good Will Gardening, Vol. II

With 13 tracks in all, The GreenPrints Companion: Good Will Gardening, Vol. II delivers you the hilarious Greek oracle’s answer to “Why Did My Plant Die?”; the classic “I’m a ... Read More 

Winter 2022-23

Winter 2022-23

For 32 years, I wrote every “At the Gate” column published in this magazine. This issue marks the end of the first year GreenPrints has been under Mequoda’s stewardship, so ... Read More