David Culp is the creator of the gardens at Brandywine Cottage in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. David has been lecturing about gardens nationwide for more than 25 years. Articles on David have appeared in Gardens Illustrated, Horticulture Magazine, and numerous other publications. He is the Principle of David L. Culp Designs and Owner of Brandywine Snowdrops David is a former contributing editor to Horticulture magazine and served as chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Hardy Plant Society. David is Vice President for Sunny Border Nurseries in Connecticut.

He is author of the book The Layered Garden published by Timber Press An expert on, David is a herbaceous perennials instructor at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. David has developed the Brandywine Hybrid strain of hellebores.

Books in order of publication:

The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage – 2012

A Year at Brandywine Cottage: Six Seasons of Beauty, Bounty, and Blooms – 2020