Karen Hugg is a writer and gardener with a passion for plants. She’s a certified ornamental horticulturalist and Master Pruner. She has helped hundreds of clients create relaxing, beautiful gardens via her garden design and maintenance company for almost 20 years, and has taught horticulture at the community college level. Now she writes about plants and gardening with published articles in Garden Center Magazine, Garden Rant, Northwest Garden News, and others. She also writes novels about plants and flowers, including The Forgetting Flower, The Dark Petals of Provence, and the forthcoming Harvesting the Sky. Hugg lives in the Seattle area with her husband, three adopted kids, and dog Olive.