Janet Loughrey has been a full-time garden photographer and writer for 25 years. Her work has been widely published in the U.S., Canada and Europe in publications including Garden Design, Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset, Horticulture, HGTV, Ortho Books, Rodale Press, Woman’s Day and Athlon Special Interest Publications. In her own personal garden, Janet tends an eclectic mix of roses, shrubs, perennials and bulbs on a standard city lot. Her most recent passion is growing annual flowers in containers and from seed. She also enjoys growing, harvesting and eating fresh heirloom tomatoes, peppers, greens and other vegetable crops.