leading experts on edible plants and vegetable garden design. His popular column Farm Diary appears monthly in Pennsylvania’s New Hope Gazette and he has also written frequently for such publications as Garden Design, Victoria, Fine Gardening, Country Living Gardener, Horticulture, Kitchen Gardener, Organic Gardening, and Food & Wine. His celebrated vegetable, herb, and fruit gardens at Hortulus Farm in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania, regarded as some the most influential in America, has been featured in many publications, including House & Garden, House Beautiful, Quest, Organic Gardening, Horticulture, and the Time-Warner series on organic gardening.

He has lectured across America on practically everything vegetable, from their history to exceptional new hybrids, to historical and contemporary design trends, and has designed spectacular potagers for clients around the country. In previous incarnations, he has been an Echols Scholar at the University of Virginia, the inspiration for the character of “Nick” in Whit Stillman’s Academy Award-nominated movie Metropolitan, had his play Desperate Acts produced Off Broadway, starred as reporter Lou Roman on the daytime drama One Life To Live.

His book 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden, heralded as having "all the qualities of an early 20th Century classic", was published by Gibbs Smith Publisher in 2005 and both 75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden and 75 Exceptional Herbs for Your Garden were published in 2008 to complete this celebrated trilogy.

He is a member of The Dramatists Guild, The American Federation of Theater & Radio Artists, and The Screen Actors Guild.