Top 5 5-10-5

Today we dive into the archives and revisit our most viewed interviews, otherwise referred to as 5-10-5 (our version of 20 questions). It’s a joy to interview such creative and inspirational individuals, that includes all of our interviews. Click on the orange or the images for links to the original interviews.

Under Fergus's direction, Emma begins to organize and design the front container display at Great Dixter.
Under Fergus’s direction, Emma begins to organize and design the front container display at Great Dixter.

1- Do you know what is Emma Seniuk’s desert island plant is? Genius choice. Seen above at Great Dixter, she is currently gardening at Chanticleer Gardens.  Get to know more about her…

Laura_Lurie2. Do you know what some of the challenges, Laura Ekasetya, horticulturist at the Lurie Garden, faces when maintaining a large public garden in an urban environment?

Stephen Crisp3.  Who is the wise English gardener, who works in the second largest private garden in London, (1st largest private garden being Buckingham Palace)? And why did he choose an Alexander Calder mobile as his desert island choice for a piece of art? Stephen Crisp, who is considered a London treasure himself.

Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska, one of Quill's inspiring natural areas
Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska, one of Quill’s inspiring natural areas

4. Why does Quill Teal-Sullivan,  a student of the Longwood Graduate Program, love the the wildflower meadows of the Talkeetna Mountain range in Alaska, even though she gardens at the breathtaking  Meadowburn Farm in northwest New Jersey?

MeDrawingBuckwheat5. And we round out this group with Preston Montague, the man who draws and paints in plein air, has an incredible talent for botanical Illustration and is an artist who designs experiences in the landscape? Need we say more….

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