Carol King Platt

Carol King Platt

Year Round Cutting Garden & Vertical Gardening

Carol King Platt is a former contributing editor at House & Garden and for 23 years wrote a garden column for The New London Day. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Traditional Home and many local publications.

She takes as her topics the classic themes of great literature, that is to say, Life, Death, Sex, and Rhododendrons. Carol lectures regularly about garden design and flower arranging and designs gardens throughout Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island.

Carol is the past chair of the Landscape Design Council of Connecticut, and is a member of The Connecticut Unit of the Herb Society of America and the Wallingford Garden Club. Carol was voted one of People, Places and Plants’ top ten New England garden writers.

Carol lives and gardens with her husband, Rose grower and Rhododendron guy, Ted Platt, at Rose Cottage in Wallingford, Connecticut.

The Year Round Cutting Garden

Room 12

The whole world is a cutting garden if you look at it the right way.  From pruning the overgrown shrubs at your town hall or library to snitching wild berries from the back lot of your local grocery store, to looking at your foundation plantings in a new light – there’s always something nice to […]

Garden Design
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Vertical Gardening

Room 12

Learn how to get your garden up off its hands and knees.  Use the all important vertical line to solve a host of design problems. Then trellises, arbors, tuteurs, pergolas and the beautiful plants they support will add stature, structure, and presence to your property, as well as giving you added growing space. Carol will show […]

Gardening Basics
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