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Frances Tenenbaum, legendary Houghton Mifflin garden editor, has gardened on Martha's Vineyard for decades. Among her edited volumes are Taylor's Guide to Seashore Gardening and Taylor's Guide to Shade Gardening as well as The Dictionary of Gardening and the Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. She holds a Gold Medal from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society and a Communication Medal from the American Horticultural Society, and is a Fellow of the Garden Writers Association and a member of the Garden Writers Association's Hall of Fame. A board member of the Friends of the Cambridge Library, she instituted the Secret Gardens of Cambridge program and produced a book of the same name.