is an award-winning writer, lecturer, photographer, and Grand
Sweepstakes winner at the famed Philadelphia Flower Show. He
infuses his writings and lectures with a combination of
horticultural expertise and sharp sense of humor. Indeed,
world-renowned garden writer Elvin McDonald describes him as
“the Dave Barry of garden writing.”
has appeared on the
Discovery Channel, CBS, FOX, and the Home and Garden TV Network, and
been interviewed on
radio stations throughout the United States, including National
Public Radio. In
addition, he has lectured at such prominent institutions and
events as Longwood Gardens,
the Boston Flower and Garden Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society,
the Wisconsin Master Gardeners "Garden Visions" Symposium (as
keynote speaker), the Annual Meeting of Greater Memphis Master
the Philadelphia International Flower Show.
magazine articles have appeared in
Homes and Gardens,
Green Scene, Green Prints,
1991 Art founded, and for nine years managed, a children’s
garden in New Jersey. In 1999, he received the prestigious Quill
and Trowel Award from the Garden Writers Association for a
magazine article he wrote about the garden.
Bulb Forcing for Beginners and the Seriously Smitten
(first printing, winter 2012).
Garden Lunacy: A Growing Concern.
The Little Blue Book of Bulb Forcing.
Giving over 150 lectures to garden clubs and
Having over 100 of his photographs published
in garden magazines and newspapers.
over 150 blue ribbons at the Philadelphia
International Flower Show.
Winning two Philadelphia International Flower Show Grand
Sweepstakes Awards (for the top individual competitor).
as President of the Horticultural Society of South Jersey
for five years.
a garden that has been the subject of numerous magazine and newspaper articles.
Starting and managing a successful mail-order plant company.
Writing over 100 garden and photography book
reviews for Library
For a description
of Art's programs, click the "Art's
box to the left.
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