Erica Glasener is the Marketing Manager for Gibbs Gardens. She writes a monthly garden blog for the Gardens, discussing interesting plants and sharing gardening techniques.
A horticulturist, author and lecturer, Erica was the award winning host of HGTV’s A Gardener’s Diary for 14 years. In July of 2011 she received a Garden Media Award from the Perennial Plant Association for her promotion of perennials through writing and lectures.
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. A popular speaker, she presents lectures at garden shows across the country from Seattle to Epcot. In 2010 she was invited to Homer, Alaska as a speaker.
Erica is the author of Proven Plants: Southern Gardens, 2009.
She is also the co-author with Walter Reeves of Getting Started with Gardening in Georgia, 2013
(formerly The Georgia Gardener’s Guide, first edition 1996) and Month-by-Month Gardening in Georgia, revised edition, 2015).