Robin Plaskoff Horton
Robin Plaskoff Horton’s award-winning and Webby-nominated blog, Urban Gardens, is a lifestyle story told from the ground up. A mix of urban style, design, and nature, Urban Gardens is about the whole circle: from planting a seed to cultivating an urban garden; harvesting, cooking, and then serving it all up in style, with cool design objects in stylish outdoor rooms and indoor gardens.
Diane LaSauce is a Virginia Master Gardener and hosts a registered Monarch Waystation in her Virginia garden. She is a Bluebird Monitor and a longtime foodie (where she is a stickler about the use of organic ingredients). Diane strictly adheres to sustainable agricultural practices, the humane treatment of animals, and has a fervent commitment to the environment. Her blog home, garden, life aims to inspire and educate through photography, essays, and recipes.
Lucy Mercer writes from her suburban homestead in Georgia. Her blog, A Cook and Her Books, now in its sixth year, chronicles her adventures in the kitchen and garden with her two daughters. She believes that homegrown and homemade are almost always best.
Kenny Point is an organic gardener on a mission to encourage others to grow their own back yard garden. After college Kenny pursued his interest in gardening by spending several years managing a forty acre organic farm in Pennsylvania. His focus is on ornamental edibles, heirloom vegetables, edible weeds and medicinal wild plants. Kenny shares his ideas and experiences in the garden at Veggie Gardening Tips.
For Chris VanCleave aka The Redneck Rosarian, growing roses has become a passion. Chris is an active member and two term president of the Birmingham Rose Society, and an active member of the American Rose Society serving on the Marketing and Membership committees. He’s also the creator and host of Rose Chat Radio, the only broadcast dedicated to growing roses! Chris and his wife tend a rose garden of over 150 roses just south of Birmingham, Alabama.