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Heather Blackmore


Blessed with a wicked green thumb and a determined spirit, Heather Blackmore tends a perennial and vegetable garden in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. She writes about her garden successes, failures, and observations on her blog, Here She Grows.

Heather is an award-winning writer recognized by The Garden Writers Association (GWA), an organization of green industry professionals, in 2018 for a story she wrote and produced for Country Gardens magazine entitled β€œA Farm in the Sky.” She received another commendation in 2019 from GardenComm (same organization, new name) for her personal garden blog.