Eva Monheim is co-founder of Verdant Earth Educators (VEE), a horticulture education and consulting firm. She’s an instructor at the world-famous Longwood Gardens in their Professional Horticulture Program where she teaches woody plants and arboriculture. Eva is also a faculty member at The Barnes Arboretum of St. Joseph University where she teaches Landscape Management. Monheim was an assistant professor at Temple University in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture for over twelve years where she taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses. Professionally educated and trained, she is a horticulturist, certified arborist, master floral designer, artist, and writer. Eva’s articles, designs, and photographs have appeared in national, regional, and local magazines and newspapers, including a column in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Thanks to her horticultural studies in England, Eva has a global appreciation of garden design and environmental sensitivity.