What is the appropriate appellation for someone who straddles horticulture and botany? We are delighted to feature Amy Schneider--a woman who gardens on Colorado mountainsides in all weather and elevations, brandishes plant keys with agility and reverence, performs wild collecting of herbarium vouchers, and propagates alpine plants with the seeds from her own expeditions. While Amy considers herself a horticulturist--and her title at Denver Botanic Gardens attests--she relies
As you read this Q&A with Peggy Anne, I want you to know that she truly is the definition of a "can-do attitude" and that she is one of the most honest people I have met. This honesty comes with a gentleness that leaves you thinking, not stinging. Peggy Anne is magical. She has a contagious smile, and I always feel wrapped in warmth and knowledge when I am with her. I hope you all feel that with this Q&A, and that you will one day get to meet the great Peggy Anne Montgomery.
Our Featured Horticulturist for March! Eva has many horticulture goals, and is making them happen! WinH: What are your current roles in horticulture? EvM: I recently left my position of 12+ years as an Assistant Professor of Horticulture at Temple University. •Since 2009, I have been teaching at Longwood Gardens in the Professional Gardener Program. I teach Woody Plants and Arboriculture. •I am now writing a book on my experiences as a florist. Years ago, I owned and operate