Erica Glasener is a horticulturist, author, lecturer and was award winning host of HGTV’s A Gardener’s Diary for 14 years. As the host for this popular TV show she introduced her audience to hobby gardeners, horticulture professionals, specialty plant growers, landscape architects and more from across the country. For over ten years she wrote a column on plants and garden design for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . She has also written about gardening for Southern Lady Magazine and served as a contributing editor for Fine Gardening. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Farmer’s Almanac and The Green Guide. A frequent guest on regional and national lifestyle radio programs, she enjoys helping people solve garden problems. The author of several books, her latest is Proven Plants: Southern Gardens. She lives with her family in Atlanta, Georgia where her garden serves as a test site for many of the plants she writes about. To keep up with her garden activities you can subscribe for free updates at www.ericaglasener.com.