Beth Botts is an award-winning garden writer and author whose articles have appeared in Organic Gardening, Country Gardens, the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers and magazines. She gardens near Chicago in the shade of a four-story building and grows vegetables and roses in sunny spots.
Gardening expertise from famous writers in the gardening sector come together in one place in our gardening magazine.
Beth Botts is a writer and consultant in Chicago, specializing in gardening and green issues. Gardener of a shady urban spot
Mary-Kate Mackey is an award-winning garden writer’s work has appeared in magazines like Fine Gardening, Meredith’s Simply Perfect series.
Roger Marshall is a British born expert in greenhouse gardening who lives overlooking Block Island Sound in Rhode Island.
Journalist, author, editor, Ethne gardened in England for 25 years before returning to the USA, since when she has made gardens in four US climate zones. Ethne now lives in Colorado Springs where she is meeting the challenge of planting on a prehistoric sand dune at the foot of Pikes Peak in Rocky Mountains. Best known for her books on the history of landscape and garden design, Ethne’s latest book, The Midcentury Modern Landscape, was published in the USA by Gibbs Smith USA, in the UK by Frances Lincoln as The Mid-century Modern Garden: Capturing the Classic Style, and by Ulmer, France as La Modernité des Années 50.
Award-winning writer and dynamic speaker, Mary-Kate Mackey offers great gardening ideas. She is the recipient of seven GardenComm Media writing awards, and her numerous articles have appeared in magazines like Fine Gardening, Horticulture, and This Old House. Her latest book, co-authored with Kathleen Brenzel, is The Healthy Garden—Simple Steps for a Greener World. She gardens outside Eugene, Oregon.
Roger Marshall is a British born expert in greenhouse gardening who lives overlooking Block Island Sound in Rhode Island. He has written many articles on gardening in various publications and is the author of a recent book “The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual”. He is also a yacht designer who writes about sailing and power boats.
Alice McGowan and her husband, Brian, operated Blue Meadow Farm for many years. Her articles have appeared in Fine Gardening, Martha Stewart Living, The New York State Archive Magazine, and Horticulture.
Our new ‘how to’ guide will help you get the most out of your Hartley Botanic greenhouse or glasshouse throughout the year. Launched as part of our 80th anniversary celebrations, ‘Greenhouse growing month by month’ will be published on the 1st of every new month and will feature ideas and in-depth growing advice from renowned garden writer Matthew Biggs.