Susan Bailey Lesser: From Ithaca, NY: “My husband and I bought our house in the winter of 1977. Only when the snow melted did I discover all the gardens I tend today.”
T. Marie Warta: “I’m a California-based writer. My work has been featured in various publications, including USA Today.”
Georgia A. Hubley: NV-based Georgia has been published in everything from Animal Wellness to GREENPRINTS 88 and 104!
Peggy Hill: AL plant fanatic Peggy (hiddenhillsgarden.com) has written over 100 gardening magazine articles.
Katie Smith: “Wanna-be gardener” Katie lives in Maine. Her lovely “Hydrangeas for Frank” ran in our Issue No. 112.
Carla June Ginter: Manitoba gardener and writer Carla shares her home “with my devoted husband, a friendly dog, and an evil cat.”
Conny Manero: Belgium-born Conny currently lives in Toronto. She has written three novels. Her blog has over 3,000,000 views!
Pamela J. Tinnin: Commerical gardener Pamela also writes a column for the local newspaper. Her story about how her farm survived the CA wildfires ran in Issue No. 113.
Sandra Fischer: Sandra owes her love of gardening to her father. After living in IN for over 60 years, she transplanted herself to the warmer soil of SC.
Jennifer Kennedy: A mother of four, GA’s Jennifer enjoys freelance writing and gardening—and dreams of living on a (big) farm one day.
Mary Ann Lieser: “A used book dealer in eastern Ohio, I live with my four younger children, one rab-bit, and many sunflowers.”
Richard Cox: “Most every weekend finds my wife, Janie, and me in the garden. Retired, I also paint watercolors and am working on ‘The Great American Novel.’”
“Slows Us Down” (p. 21) sent in by Suan Prism of Canal Winchester, OH.
“First Warm Day” (p. 45) sent in by me.
“Egregious Blunder” (p. 79) sent in by Diane Toomoth of Neosho, MO.
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