Peggy Fisher is the owner and accomplished photographer of Flowerscapes, a Garden and Horticulture Stock Agency with an active slide library of over 40,000 images that came into existence in 1992 when Peggy took her 25 years experience as a home gardener, flower enthusiast, and garden writer one step further and began photographing what has become the resounding passion of her life--her love of flowers and gardening.

Peggy Fisher is also the author of Essential Shrubs (Crescent Books, 1990) as well as co-author of three books, Encyclopedia of Flowers, Essential Herbs, and Essential Roses. She is also a Contributing Writer on several books, magazines and gardening series including: Rodale Press' Rodale's All new Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening; International Master's Publishers Gardening Made Easy Series; and Beautiful Gardens Magazine.

Peggy Fisher graduated from the University of Oregon in the Fall of 1972 with a B.A. degree in English as well as a State of Oregon Teaching Certificate in Secondary Education.

Additional studies in the field of Horticulture include: a Certified Master Gardener Certificate from the State of Oregon in 1992; extensive Coursework from Longwood Gardens Horticulture Program, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA from 1989-1991; Floral & Business Courses at Delaware College of Agriculture, Doylestown, PA from 1988-1990; Botany and Wildflower Identification Courses at Lane Community College, Eugene, OR from 1979-81.

Professional Affiliations include: Garden Writers Association of America, Manassas, VA; Hardy Plant Society of Oregon, Eugene, OR; Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, Philadelphia, PA; Perennial Plant Association, Hilliard, OH; The Author's Guild, Inc., New York, NY; The American Rose Society, Shreveport, LA and The Heritage Rose Foundation, Raleigh, NC.

Currently, Peggy Fisher is pursuing a dual career as the photographer for Flowerscapes and as a Garden Writer. For more information about Flowerscapes, her photography, or garden writing, please contact her at: pfisher@flower-scapes.com or call: 1-800-999-7012.