Karen Weir-Jimerson is a magazine writer and book author who has been gardening since she was 8 years old (when she planted mint and learned the lesson of invasive plants). Karen lives in Florida and Iowa where she and her husband, Doug, raise perennials, annuals, containers, herbs, and vegetables.
Karen is a writer, editor, and columnist. She writes for gardening and lifestyle magazines including Better Homes and Gardens, Country Gardens, Country Home, Family Circle, Nature’s Garden, Porches and Gardens, Living the Country Life, Easy Herb Gardening, Garden Ideas, Horticulture, Country Woman, Creative Home, and Country Almanac magazines.
Karen has written two books of essays about country life. Much of the content was originally published in her columns for Country Home and Country Gardens magazines. Her new book, Slow Lane, was published in 2017. So Much Sky was published in 2011.