Demi Bowles Lathrop

Demi Bowles Lathrop learned to garden as a young girl alongside her grandmothers and mother and carries on the tradition. Since she arrived here and earned MA and PhD degrees in English Literature from University of California, Berkeley, her passion for gardening in California has grown. She has been a Certified Master Gardener and a contributing garden writer for the San Francisco Chronicle and Pacific Horticulture magazine. She has served as judge at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show and as editor and contributor to various arts, design, and literary publications. HGTV’s Gardening by the Yard featured her and her garden on a segment. In the garden community, she served on the boards of the Late Show Gardens and California Horticulture Society. She lives with her husband and children in San Francisco, where she writes and gardens.