Debra Prinzing is a Seattle- and Los Angeles-based outdoor living expert who writes and lectures on gardens and home design. She has a background in textiles, journalism, landscape design and horticulture. A frequent speaker for botanical garden, horticultural society and flower show audiences, Debra is also a regular radio and television guest.
Her six books include "The 50 Mile Bouquet: Seasonal, Local and Sustainable Flowers" (St. Lynn's Press, 2012); Garden Writers Association Gold Award-winning "Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways" (Clarkson-Potter/Random House, 2008) and "The Abundant Garden" (2005). Her newest book, "SLOW FLOWERS: Four Seasons of Locally Grown Bouquets from the Garden, Meadow and Farm," will be published February 1, 2013. It features Debra's floral designs, writing and photography.
Debra is a contributing garden editor for Better Homes & Gardens and her feature stories on architecture and design appear regularly in the Los Angeles Times' Home section. She is also a contributing editor to Garden Design magazine and writes for top shelter and consumer publications, including Country Gardens, Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Organic Gardening, Cottages & Bungalows, Metropolitan Home, Landscape Architecture, Sunset, Alaska Airlines Magazine, Old House Interiors, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles and Romantic Homes, among others. Her website and blog: www.debraprinzing.com.