Take a journey to the past and rediscover exceptional heirloom varieties that were most likely in your grandmother’s garden. Forgotten fruits, colorful vegetables and fragrant, flowers, all add color, aroma, and exceptional garden. Get to know more about designing an heirloom garden that combines flavor, history, and stories to deepen your connection to growing food and why seed saving is the future.
About Ellen Ogden
Ellen Ecker Ogden is the author of The New Heirloom Garden, The Complete Kitchen Garden and other books featuring kitchen gardens. She co-founded The Cook's Garden seed catalog, introducing cooks and gardeners to European specialty vegetables, herbs, and flowers.
She graduated with a degree in fine arts, and attended cooking school with Marcella Hazan in Venice, Italy, and at the Ballymaloe School in Shanagarry, Ireland. Her articles and kitchen garden designs have appeared in many national publications, including The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes and Gardens, Eating Well, Garden Design and Country Gardens