Meet Erica Glasener, Gibbs Gardens Marketing Manager


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 JournalConstitution.  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).