Melissa Hung

Melissa Hung is a San Francisco-based writer whose essays and reported stories about culture, race, and immigration have appeared in NPR, Vogue, and Pacific Standard.


Lester B. Rowntree

Lester B. Rowntree is the grandson of Lester Rowntree (1879-1979) who pioneered the study, propagation, and conservation of California native plants.


Rowan A. Rowntree

Rowan A. Rowntree is the grandson of Lester Rowntree (1879-1979) who pioneered the study, propagation, and conservation of California native plants.


Stella Bouldin

Stella Bouldin is a travel writer with a love of gardening and great garden escapes.


Laura Counsel

Laura Counsel is special programs manager at Bloedel Reserve.


Clayton Tschudy

Clayton Tschudy is a landscape consultant working on homeowner, commercial, and civic projects. He recently served as the Development Director for Tree San Diego, and as Director of Horticulture at the Water Conservation Garden, and is a well-respected expert in California native plants and wildlife habitat gardening.


Shelagh Fritz

Shelagh Fritz is program manager of Alcatraz Gardens. Find out how you can get involved with restoring the Historic Gardens of Black Point by contacting her at sfritz@parksconservancy.org.

 


Maggie Lee

Maggie Lee is an educator and proprietor of Terra Flora – a garden design company. Whatever the style in romancing the regional, our essential aim is creating visual cohesiveness—a setting at ease with its surrounding. Through thoughtful design, thorough cultivation and a resilient, beautiful, innovative plant palette, we marry inspiration with sustainability. www.gardengaia.com


Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson

Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson are the owners of Far Reaches Farm, a rare plant specialty nursery in Port Townsend, Washington. Sue and Kelly are also the founders of Far Reaches Botanical Conservancy, a nonprofit organization committed to acquiring and conserving horticulturally and botanically important plants, and sharing information about their collection.