Jan Johnsen is a landscape designer and author with a passion for plants, rocks and gardens. She has been in the design and horticulture profession for 45 years. She is an award-winning instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and taught for several years at Columbia University.
Trained in landscape architecture and horticulture, Jan has worked in Japan, Hawaii, Kenya, among other places. Her established design/build firm, Johnsen Landscapes & Pools, received a merit award in 2014 from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD).
Jan’s book, Heaven is a Garden, is now in its third printing. And her new book, The Spirit of Stone, highlights natural stone’s many uses in the landscape. She loves to share what she has learned with others!