Using their garden, Hortulus Farm in Bucks County, PA, as an example, celebrated gardeners and tastemakers Jack Staub and Renny Reynolds explain the principles of garden design, and give gardeners the courage to know when to break them.
Jack Staub, popular Garden Club of America lecturer, playwright, and avid gardener, is widely considered one of the country’s leading experts on edible gardening. He has written for Garden Design, Fine Gardening, Country Living Gardener, and Food & Wine. His celebrated vegetable, herb, and fruit gardens at Hortulus Farm have been featured in House & Garden, House Beautiful, Quest, Organic Gardening, Horticulture, Country Living, and the Time-Warner series on organic gardening.
Renny Reynolds, founder of Renny & Reed in New York City, is one of the nation’s most renowned entertaining, gardening, and lifestyle experts. His definitive book, The Art of the Party, is known widely as the “party-planner’s bible.” His event and garden designs have been featured in all major shelter, garden, and lifestyle magazines, including Architectural Digest, W, House & Garden, House Beautiful, New York Magazine, Horticulture Magazine, Town & Country, and Garden Design.
Rob Cardillo has been photographing gardens, plants, and the people who tend them for more than 20 years. Formerly the director of photography at Organic Gardening, he now works for major publishers, horticultural suppliers, and landscape designers throughout the United States. Visit him at robcardillo.com.