Laura has written professionally for various trade and consumer publications since 1995. Some of her favorite topics include food, nutrition, the arts, gardening, design, sustainability, and human interest. Laura is an avid gardener who worked as a professional landscape designer for several years. She studied ecological landscape design at Delaware Valley College. She freelances for several garden-related publications. Laura has lived in Lower Makefield Township with her family since 1997. Check out her column, The Garden Patch: http://northampton.patch.com/columns/finding-your-green-thumb. Email Laura about gardening news in your area around Bucks County.