AHS News & Blog

AHS Names Heather Prince Associate Editor

As the new associate editor of the American Horticultural Society’s bimonthly member magazine, The American Gardener, Prince is responsible for editing the magazine’s contributed content, as well as writing occasional stories.

Based in the Chicago area, Prince has a strong background and extensive experience in both communications and horticulture. She is a trained horticulturist specializing in trees, shrubs, and natives, with a passion for connecting people with plants. 

Besides writing articles for publications such as Chicagoland Gardening and The Landscape Contractor, she lectures and teaches gardening classes at a variety of venues, including The Morton Arboretum and Chicago Botanic Garden. Some of her current presentation topics include “Native Plants for Small Gardens,” “Rain Gardens 101,” and “Woody Plants for Butterflies.” She also blogs at https://www.fearlessgardening.net/.