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Sheri Ann Richerson
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  • Marion
  • United States
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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
100% Homegrown
A bit about me:
Sheri Ann Richerson has over 20 years experience in newspaper, magazine and creative writing. She wrote on a regular basis for Garden Solutions Magazine. She has also written for a wide variety of magazines including Florida Gardening, Growing Edge, ChicagoLand Gardening, The Herbalist, Pool & Spa Living, Pondkeeper, Hort Recources, Miss Kitty’s Journal, Biker Alley, Lawn & Garden Retailer, Home Cooking Magazine, Bird Talk, Ferrets, DogGone Newsletter, Imprints, Ft. Myers Magazine and Plants Magazine to name just a few. She has also worked as the editor of a local paper, The Courier. She was the BellaOnline Water Gardens Editor, Bulbs Editor, Spa Editor plus Landscaping Editor as well as a contributing writer for Suite101.

Ms. Richerson has contributed to a wide range of anthologies as well. Her writing credits include contributions to “Our Food Heritage, Past, Present, Future, Baking Bread Together, Helps to Keep the Family Together” – 2007; “Llewellyn Herbal Almanac” – 2006, 2005 and 2003; “Llewellyn Magical Almanac” – 2006, 2005, 2004 and 2003; “All Things Chocolate” – 2005; “Llewellyn Witches Spell-A-Day” – 2003; “Llewellyn Moon Sign Book” – 2002.

Ms. Richerson’s published works include Perspective Visions: Enigmatic Masterpieces, 101 English Garden Tips, an Amazon Short Magical Gardens which hit #22 on the best seller list and The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Year-Round Gardening which hit #1 on the best seller list.

Ms. Richerson is the Plant-A-Row for the Hungry Region III Representative, a longtime member of both the Garden Writers Association of America and of the American Horticultural Society. She has served as the vice-president of the Grant County Evening Gardening Club for two years. She also served as the president of the Garden Club of Marion for a year, and has been a member of Creative Hands, American Orchid Society, Tropical Flowering Tree Society, Pacific Bulb Society, International Bulb Society, Southeastern Palm Society, Sino-Himalayan Plant Association, Azalea Society of America as well as a Purdue University Silver Level Master Gardener. She served as a Horticulture Gardening Institute Instructor. Sheri is a lifetime member of the International Thespian Society. In addition she was a member of the Investigative Reporters and Editors.

Her farm, Exotic Gardening Farms, is a certified wildlife habitat. She is a Global Warming Ambassador for the National Wildlife Federation.

Her favorite pastimes are riding her motorcycle, visiting arboretums, traveling, reading, writing, horseback riding, designing and improving websites, and especially-- working in her huge garden. Sheri specializes in herb gardening and tropical, rare and unusual plants.

Her diverse range of writing and speaking has included an eclectic mix of articles on current events, herbs, aromatherapy, tropical plants as well as various pieces on Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Ms. Richerson has given numerous talks on a wide variety of subjects including chocolate, night blooming plants, seed starting, herbs and global warming. Her specialty topic is Theobroma cacao commonly known as chocolate. Sheri lives in Marion, Indiana. For more information, please visit her writing website at http://www.SheriAnnRicherson.com, her gardening website at http://www.exoticgardening.com or her homesteading website at http://www.experimentalhomesteader.com
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Cast Iron Cooking Pot Roast Recipe - http://experimentalhomesteader.com/ec/2011/01/09/cast-iron-cooking-...
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My latest DIY project:
Remodeling the living room.
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Early Season Preparation For The Garden Lights Landscape Up In Spring

Baby, it’s cold outside, but spring is just around the corner, so even if you don’t garden year-round outdoors, now is the time to prepare for spring. Getting a head start on the growing season indoors will insure your garden lights the landscape up come spring.

Make a list of what you want to grow, take inventory of what you have, then sit down with your seed catalogs and order what you want. Don’t wait too late in the season because not only might you be faced with items you want… Continue

Posted on January 12, 2011 at 4:24pm

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