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Debra Prinzing

Debra Prinzing Photo: Mary Grace Long

The 50-Mile Bouquet

Debra Prinzing is a Seattle- and Los Angeles-based outdoor living expert who writes and lectures on gardens and home design. She has a background in textiles, journalism, landscape design and horticulture. She speaks frequently at botanical gardens, horticultural societies and flower shows. She is also a regular radio and television guest. Her most recent book is the The 50 Mile Bouquet: Local, Seasonal and Sustainable Flowers (St. Lynn's Press, April 2012), which was photographed by David Perry. Her other books include Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways (Clarkson-Potter/Random House, 2008), a Garden Writers Association Gold Award book, and The Abundant Garden (2005).

Debra is a contributing garden editor for Better Homes & Gardens and her feature stories on architecture and design appear regularly in The Los Angeles Times' Home section. She is also a contributing editor to Garden Design magazine and writes for top shelter and consumer publications, including Organic Gardening, Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Cottages & Bungalows, Metropolitan Home, Landscape Architecture, Sunset, Alaska Airlines Magazine, Old House Interiors, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles and Romantic Homes.