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The Garden Glamour blog is the "little black dress" for gardeners. The "must read" postings will offer garden stories about gardening’s best practices including when to plant, put the garden to bed, pruning, color in the garden; garden tips; advice on what tools work best; garden design; opinions on garden trends; garden book reviews; garden lecture review snapshots; lots and lots of images, and funny, insouciant anecdotes about the humbling, glorious and glamorous world of Gardens!
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Leeann's first book: "The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook" is available now. "New York City Homegrown Cookbook" to follow.
Leeann has worked in restaurants and food catering and cooks with passion, using food ingredients from local NYC Greenmarkets and her herb and farm-ette in the Garden State.
She writes a Food & Drink column for Examiner.com, curating the food spectrum that dazzles and elevates the radical New York food world.
She writes two blogs. "Master Chefs and their Gardens" chronicles the making of the book, "The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook," as well as the nexus of garden art and culinary art, food events, lectures, Greenmarkets, growers, cookbook reviews, and food stories. "Garden Glamour" is the little black dress for gardeners, highlighting best practices, lectures, garden book reviews, romantic and glamorous gardens and insouciant anecdotes about the humbling world of gardening.
Leeann contributed the chapter Public Relations and Marketing Communications to the successful "Public Garden Management: A Complete Guide to the Planning and Administration of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta."
Garden Specialist and principal of Duchess Designs, LLC, Leeann designs artful, sustainable gardens that tell stories & are endlessly beguiling--in every season. Leeann received a Certificate in Landscape Design from The New York Botanical Garden. She worked at NYBG and was Director of Communications, Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Leeann is an award-winning landscape designer, earning top honors in the first Broadway in Bloom contest. Two Duchess Designs gardens are featured in "Cottages and Mansions of the Jersey Shore." Several garden designs are highlighted in NJ Design magazine. Leeann has served as judge for the Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest and the New Jersey Flower and Garden Show. Leeann is a member of MetroHort Group, The Garden Writer's Association, The Horticultural Society of NY, and The Garden Conservancy. Leeann designed The Garden Pendant Collection. She's written garden book reviews for The Two River Times and the Wall Street Journal. Leeann nurtures a small rooftop garden at her home in Gotham, and herb, edible and display gardens at her Garden State home.