About Karen Bussolini Garden Arts

Karen Bussolini is a widely-published garden photographer, speaker, writer, NOFA-Accredited Organic Land Care Professional and eco-friendly garden coach.

Karen has been a gardener as long as she can remember. She trained as a painter and had a career as an architectural photographer before turning her attention entirely to gardens. Her work explores the many ways gardening connects us to our place on earth and to each other.

  • Karen Bussolini in her native habitat with Salvia argentea (at left). Karen photographed and co-authored (with Jo Ann Gardner) Elegant Silvers: Striking Plants for Every Garden, published by Timber … [Continue Reading]

    About Karen
  • Karen is a NOFA-Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) and an active member of The Garden Writers Association of America. Her talks are listed on the Great Garden Speakers website. … [Continue Reading]

    Professional Memberships
  • More than 600 of Karen’s photographs convey the charms of woody plants in inspiring home landscapes, along with friendly expert advice by author and landscape gardener Penelope … [Continue Reading]

    The Homeowner’s Complete Tree & Shrub Handbook: The Essential Guide to Choosing, Planting and Maintaining Perfect Landscape Plants
  • Karen’s photographs of sustainable gardens – her own and those created by professionals and homeowners across the nation – are informed by a lifetime of organic gardening experience. Professional … [Continue Reading]

    The Naturescaping Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide for Bringing Nature to Your Backyard

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Garden Photography

Images that tell a story in a beautiful light

Garden Writing

The story - from experience and observation

Garden Talks and Teaching

New ways of looking at gardening

Eco-Friendly Garden Coaching

Nurturing gardens and gardeners - sustainably