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Carrie Becker has spent 30 years immersed in the study of plants as a gardener, professional landscape designer, consultant, and educator. One of the original designers of the Northwest Perennial Alliance Border at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, she also teaches perennials, bulbs, annuals, and biennials in the horticultural department at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Washington.
A recipient of the Garden Writers Association Gold Award for Technical Writing in 2008, Carrie has written articles for Horticulture, Pacific Horticulture, Arboretum Bulletin, and the Northwest Perennial Alliance. She was the Hortus Praefectus of the Northwest Perennial Alliance in 2008.
Carrie lectures in various garden clubs, nurseries, arboretums, and flower shows around the Northwest.
When she is not gardening, Carrie can be found designing jewelry, collecting antiques, and cooking.
Books by Carrie Becker
Perennials: The Gardener's Reference by Susan Carter, Carrie Becker, and Bob Lilly