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Conversations: Sue Stuart-Smith, "The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature"

On this edition of Conversations, Sue Stuart-Smith joins host Dan Skinner to talk about “The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature.” Stuart-Smith is a prominent psychiatrist and psychotherapist in the United Kingdom as well as being an avid gardener. Her husband is Tom Stuart-Smith, a celebrated garden designer.

Conversations: Marta McDowell, Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life"

On this edition of Conversations, Marta McDowell talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest book, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life – The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet. McDowell’s garden writing has appeared in popular publications such as Woman’s Day, Country Gardening and The New York Times.

Conversations: Summer Rayne Oakes, "How to Make a Plant Love You"

On this edition of Conversations, Summer Rayne Oakes talks about her book, How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart. Oakes is an environmental scientist, sustainability strategist, and entrepreneur whose work focuses on health, wellness and sustainability.

Conversations: Sue Reed, "Climate-Wise Landscaping"

On this edition of Conversations, Sue Reed joins us to talk about Climate-Wise Landscaping: Practical Actions for a Sustainable Future. Reed is a landscape architect from Massachusetts with 30 years of experience designing environmentally sound, climate-wise landscapes. She co-authored the book with botanist Genny Stibolt.

Conversations: Catherine Reid, "The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables"

Are you a fan of Anne of Green Gables? On this edition of Conversations, Catherine Reid talks about The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables: The Enchanting Island that Inspired L.M. Montgomery. Catherine Reid is the author of two previous works of non-fiction and has been a creative writing fellow at numerous writing programs.

Conversations: Benjamin Vogt, "A New Garden Ethic"

Benjamin Vogt speaks nationally on sustainable design and wildlife landscapes, in addition to operating a prairie garden design firm. He also writes a native plant gardening column.On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future.

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