You can call on Marta for consulting and research services related to landscape design, preservation and gardening. She works with home gardeners, companies, museums and historic sites. 

Marta was named 2018 Gardener-in-Residence for the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts, and she continues to partner with the Museum on its Garden Days programs.  She spoke in 2019 on the White House gardens and the natural history of Laura Ingalls Wilder for the International Master Gardener Conference in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania and about Ellen Shipman and the gardens of Thomas and Mina Miller Edison for the Chautauqua Institution.

This year, her private commissions have included a pocket park in Madison, NJ and a historic home in Summit, NJ.  


Proud recipient
Tour, Metropolitan Museum
Garden Club of America
Speaking at LauraPalooza, 2017
Book Award
Pumpkin Madness
Author events
Book talk
The Story of Willowwood
Flowers are amazing!
Front garden for a client
Picture at an Exhibition
Marta at the podium
Cross Estate Gardens
Launch, Chatham Community Garden
Walled Formal Garden
Patio Garden in Rain
Fosterfields Cottage Garden
Emily Dickinson Museum

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