Marie Iannotti, Master Gardener

Garden Writer Marie Iannotti

Marie Iannotti is an author, photographer, and speaker with 27 years of experience as a Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulture Educator and Master Gardener to use as your reference guide to all things gardening.

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  • 27+ years experience as a garden writer and speaker
  • Author of "The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables - The 100 Easiest-to-Grow, Tastiest Vegetables for Your Garden, "The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast", and "A Gardener's Tour of the Hudson Valley"
  • Contributor to national gardening magazines, including Organic Gardening and HGTV
  • Former Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulture Educator
  • Former Owner of Yore Vegetables seedling nursery


Marie is a life-long gardener and a veteran Master Gardener, as well as a former Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulture Educator and Master Gardener program coordinator. She is the former owner of Yore Vegetables, an heirloom seedling nursery.

Marie's garden writing has been featured in newspapers and magazines nationwide and she has been interviewed for Martha Stewart Radio, National Public Radio, and numerous articles. She is also the former editor of The Mid-Hudson Gardener's Guide.

A popular gardening speaker, Marie has expanded her love of gardens into gardening and mindfulness writing and training, focusing on enjoying and relaxing in gardens.


Marie attended the State University of New York College at Oneonta. She enrolled in her local Master Gardener training and began growing and selling heirloom vegetable seedlings as Yore Vegetables.

Awards and Publications

Expertise: Vegetable gardening
Education: State University of New York College at Oneonta
Location: Hudson Valley, NY
Title: Master Gardener

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