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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
or call: 1-800-999-7012.