Karen Chapman established her award-winning landscape design business, Le Jardinet, in 2006. She is co-author of two books, Fine Foliage and Gardening with Foliage First, and her articles and designs have been featured in many online and print publications, including Garden Design, Fine Gardening, and Better Homes and Gardens. She lives and gardens on five rural acres in Duvall, Washington, where she is still trying to outwit the deer. Visit her at lejardinetdesigns.com.
Christina Salwitz is a horticulturist with a passion for the use of color in design. Her Seattle-area business, The Personal Garden Coach, helps gardeners of all skill levels to achieve their gardening dreams with flair and originality. Christina’s containers and writing have been featured in many publications including Better Homes & Gardens and Fine Gardening, and she is a regular speaker at garden clubs, horticultural shows, botanic gardens, and nurseries all over North America. She tests her crazy design ideas in her Renton, Washington, garden, determined to perfect the art of “cramscaping” as many luscious plants as possible into a small suburban lot. Her blog is personalgardencoach.wordpress.com.