C. L. Fornari is a writer, professional speaker and radio host. Author of six gardening books, including Coffee for Roses (St. Lynn s 2014). In 2013 she won silver awards from The Garden Writers Association in the categories of Broadcast Media, Radio and Electronic Media, Blog and Website. A sought-after lecturer, she is a longtime host of GardenLine, a weekly radio show on WXTK, now streamed worldwide online, and has been a frequent contributor to NPR s The Cultivated Gardener. The author manages a blog, www.CoffeeForRoses.com, and the website, gardenlady.com.