C.L. Fornari is the author of eight books about gardening, writes a regular column for Garden Center Magazine, is the host of GardenLine on WXTK, and co-hosts the Plantrama podcast. She has worked at Hyannis Country Garden, a family owned IGC, for twenty-five years, and is currently the treasurer of GardenComm, the association for garden communicators. She speaks to the public about plants and gardens, and to green industry professionals about landscaping, retail inspirations, and communication skills. She lives with her husband Dan, who is a marine scientist, and her dog Sparky, who is a slacker. Her not-so-secret mission is to get horticulture back into pop culture…in the meantime she gardens at Poison Ivy Acres on Cape Cod.