Susan Morrison is a landscape designer, garden writer, and Master Gardener living in Northern California. Whether she is designing a garden for a hillside estate or a postage stamp sized front yard, her philosophy is simple: To create beautiful, sustainable, functional gardens. In addition to writing for traditional media publications such as Fine Gardening Magazine, Susan blogs about her life as a garden designer and shares her challenges and successes as a home gardener on Blue Planet Garden Blog. An early convert to the value of social media, she connects with gardeners from all over the world via Twitter and Facebook, and is a founding member of the Lawn Reform Coalition and the Garden Designers Roundtable. As a Master Gardener, Susan is active in the gardening community and speaks regularly on sustainable design principles. She is a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and has served on the California Board of Directors. Follow Susan on Twitter, @susanlmorrison. Read Susan’s blog at www.BluePlanetGarden.com View her design portfolio at www.creativeexteriorslandscapedesign.com.
Lifelong gardener Rebecca Sweet lives in Northern California and is founder of the garden design firm Harmony In The Garden. Her gardens have been featured in Fine Gardening Magazine and Fine Homebuilding as well as regional newspapers and publications. Rebecca has written for a ranges of online and traditional publications including Real Simple Online and Horticulture Magazine, where she is a contributing editor. In her popular blog Gossip in the Garden, Rebecca shares gardening tips, design strategies and how-to videos for both the novice and experienced gardener. She is a founding member of the Garden Designer’s Roundtable.Follow Rebecca on Twitter @SweetRebecca. Read Rebecca’s blog at www.gossipinthegarden.com, View her design portfolio at www.harmonyinthegarden.com.