Danielle Sherry

Danielle is the executive editor at Fine Gardening magazine, where she is dedicated to helping readers from around the country become better gardeners. A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Danielle has worked throughout the gardening world for over 25 years. Running nurseries, garden centers, and even a few farms has provided her with a wealth of knowledge when it comes to growing ornamental and edible plants. Danielle is constantly experimenting with new plants, trialing heirloom vegetables, and testing new design strategies in her Connecticut gardens. She has lectured extensively throughout the United States about her gardening adventures and cohosts the award-winning podcast Let’s Argue About Plants twice a month. An Accredited Nursery Professional, she enjoys sharing both her horticultural successes and failures with anyone who loves plants as much as she does.

 

 

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    Missing Plant Trials and Chile Rellenos | Letter from the Editor

    Before we stopped traveling for the better part of two years, my favorite annual trip for Fine Gardening was to the Chicago Botanic Garden. Every year I’d visit Richard Hawke,…

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    Tour a Cottage Garden Bursting With Blooms

    Typical cottage gardens—the ones we see in English gardening books and magazines—are undeniably beautiful. But when gardeners in the States attempt to replicate their charming and iconic look, the result…

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    Best New Plants: Perennials

    Each year we do a feature in our big spring issue introducing folks to a slew of new offerings from plant breeders. But this is not simply a list of…

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    Best New Plants: Herbs and Veggies

    Each year we do a feature in our big spring issue introducing folks to a slew of new offerings from plant breeders. But this is not simply a list of…

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    Best New Plants: Trees and Shrubs

    Each year we do a feature in our big spring issue introducing folks to a slew of new offerings from plant breeders. But this is not simply a list of…

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    Best New Plants: Annuals

    Each year we do a feature in our big spring issue introducing folks to a slew of new offerings from plant breeders. But this is not simply a list of…

  • Six Ways to Improve Your Garden With Containers
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    Six Ways to Improve Your Garden With Containers

    If there were a gardening equivalent to the cooking adage “Salt makes everything better,” it would likely be “Pots make everything pop.” Many of us spend precious time and energy…

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    Tour a Landscape of Fascinating Garden Rooms

    As editors of a gardening magazine, we’re often asked, “What’s your favorite garden?” For me the answer is easy—Barbara Weirich’s garden in Benton Harbor, Michigan. It’s a landscape of garden…

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    Best New Plants: Nativars

    Each year we do a feature in our big spring issue introducing folks to a slew of new offerings from plant breeders. But this is not simply a list of…

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    Gambling on Tulips | Letter from the Editor

    Voles and bulbs do not mix well. When I first planted my garden over a decade ago, I didn’t have a vole problem. But in more recent years, my property…