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Sandy Fischer

Land Morphology

http://www.landmorphology.com

Sandy Fischer is a landscape architect, community designer, and a principal with Land Morphology. Sandy has a diverse and award-winning design portfolio of built projects in the Northern Rockies and Pacific Northwest regions and enjoys collaborating with interdisciplinary teams on challenging projects and idea-driven solutions. She seeks to understand each site within a larger context of ecology, time, culture, and community values. www.landmorphology.com


Cordelia Donnelly

Cordelia Donnelly is a teacher, artist, designer, writer, and community activist whose gardening education has been facilitated by Pacific Horticulture. She communicates about the power of beauty to awaken, to inspire, and to help shift the gardening paradigm forward. A love of nature and of problem solving motivate her vision. A love of learning connects her to the world.


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Carol Moholt

Carol Moholt is the Executive Director of PHS. Carol has always gardened near the Pacific coast, as a girl growing up along the banks of the Columbia River in Oregon and as an adult in the San Francisco Bay area. She is most happy living beside the rolling coastal hills of her California home but misses the lush greenery of her northwest roots. An employee in Silicon Valley’s Apple, Inc. for nearly 20 years, she brings a keen appreciation for design and innovation to the Pacific Horticulture community.


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Marilee Kuhlmann

http://www.urbanwatergroup.com

Marilee Kuhlmann is a landscape consultant, sustainable garden designer, and president of Urban Water Group. She has participated in award-winning rainwater harvesting projects, LEED projects, and has had gardens featured in Sunset, Pacific Horticulture, and the LA Times. Marilee is the lead on our 4-part Water-Sensitive Landscape Design (WSLD) series commencing with this issue.


Deborah Phare

Deborah Phare

https://whileiwasgardening.wordpress.com

Deborah Phare is a graduate of the Edmonds Community College Horticulture program. She is a former volunteer at the Rose Garden at Woodland Park, and in January 2010 she completed the Master Forester program for Carkeek Park. Currently, Deborah is Lead Steward at the Demonstration Gardens in Carkeek Park. Before entering horticulture, Deborah worked in the medical field for 25 years. www.whileIwasgardening.wordpress.com


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Jennifer Jewell

Jennifer Jewell is the creator, writer, and host of the public radio garden program Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden, a co-production of North State Public Radio and www.jewellgarden.com. Podcasts are available at itunes and at www.mynspr.org.


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Earl Nickel

http://www.normsnursery.blogspot.com

EARL NICKEL is an Oakland-based horticulturist, writer, and photographer. He writes a weekly column for the San Francisco Chronicle profiling garden-worthy plants and has contributed feature articles to Pacific Horticulture, Fine Gardening, and various Bay Area newspapers. Since 2007, Erle has been a nurseryman at Grand Lake Ace Garden Center. He maintains a large and varied garden and blogs weekly at www.normsnursery.blogspot.com.


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Lorene Edwards Forkner, editor

Lorene Edwards Forkner lives and gardens in Seattle where she pursues a good and delicious life filled with family and friends together with all things horticultural, believing that the really good part is in the blending of one’s passions.

Lorene is the author of five garden books including Hortus Miscellaneous (Sasquatch Books), Handmade Garden Projects, and The Timber Press Guide Vegetable Gardening: Pacific Northwest. She has been the editor of Pacific Horticulture since 2012.


Craig Latker

Craig Latker attended the University of California at Davis and Berkeley, receiving a degree in Landscape Architecture from Berkeley in 1983. He has over 20 years experience working as a landscape designer.

He has worked at a large interior landscape installation company and a boutique landscape design firm specializing in large estates and country homes. Seven years ago he founded Latker Design Solutions, where he specializes in residential projects of varying size. Craig has expertise in a wide range of design styles — from classic Provencal and English cottage, to mid-century modern, to ultra contemporary.

Craig is also a professional illustrator and designer, and has done work for non-profit organizations and publications such as Pacific Horticulture, the Nature Conservancy, Strybing Arboretum, and the University of California at Davis.


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Frederique Lavoipierre

Frederique Lavoipierre is Director of Education at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. She also teaches classes and workshops on sustainable landscaping, including ecological principles, habitat gardens, beneficial insects, soil ecology, freshwater ecology, and aquatic invertebrates. Follow her on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/Garden.Allies.