Lorraine Harrison has a master’s degree in Garden History from the University of London and has written several books on the subject. When not tending her own plot, she enjoys other people’s gardens whether, large, small, grand, or humble.

Books in order of publication:

The Shaker Book of the Garden – 2004

How to Read Gardens: A Crash Course in Garden Visiting – 2010

Potted History of Vegetables: A Delicious, Dip-In Kitchen Cornucopia – 2011

Latin for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Plant Names Explained and Explored – 2012

Heirloom Plants: A Complete Compendium of Heritage Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs Flowers – 2016