Mary-Kate Mackey is an award-winning garden writer. She co-authored (with Kathleen Brenzel) Sunset’s Secret Gardens—153 Design Tips from the Pros and has contributed to both the Sunset Western Garden Book and Sunset’s Gardening in the Northwest. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications, such as Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Sunset, and Country Gardens. Online, her writing can be found at The Christian Science Monitor, and for the past eight years, she has written a monthly gardening column for the U.S. Hartley-Botanic greenhouse website. https://hartley-botanic.com/magazine/author/marykatemackey/
Her latest book, Write Better Right Now—The Reluctant Writer’s Guide to Confident Communication and Self-Assured Style, (Career Press) is based on the techniques she sharpened during her fourteen years teaching writing in the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication.