Kristin Green

photo by Gail ReadKristin Green is the former interpretive horticulturist at Blithewold. She is a Rhode Island Certified Horticulturist and has a BFA in painting from the University of Washington. Kris writes a regular column for East Bay, RI and South Coast, MA newspapers, and has written articles for Fine Gardening and other magazines. Kris’s e-mail address is

Her book Plantiful: Start Small, Grow Big with 150 Plants that Spread, Self-Sow, and Overwinter, published by Timber Press, is available now wherever books are sold.