Michele Owens

Michele Owens has been a joyful vegetable gardener for over two decades. She is a founding partner of Garden Rant, one of the most popular and influential gardening blogs, and writes about gardening for publications that have included O: The Oprah Magazine, Garden Design, and Organic Gardening.

She is also the co-author of three nationally bestselling business books, Executive Warfare, Career Warfare, and Brand Warfare, with former John Hancock CEO David F. D’Alessandro. Brand Warfare was named one of the best business books of 2001 by Library Journal. She is the former chief speechwriter for Governor William F. Weld of Massachusetts and worked on his 1996 Senate campaign. Ms. Owens was also a staff speechwriter for another distinctive voice in American politics, Governor Mario Cuomo of New York.

She lives with her family in Saratoga Springs and Salem, NY.

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“Michelle Owens does not ‘presume to dictate something so personal’ as the ‘rules for making a garden.’ Rather, her stated intention in this delightful book is ‘to suggest ways to think abo