Ginny Stibolt

Ginny Stibolt

Botanist, Sustainable Gardening Advocate, Author and Naturalist

Garden blogger at

14+ years of experience with Florida native plant gardening

A life-long gardener, Ginny Stibolt began her professional life as a teacher and over the years has taught math, science, business, and computer courses at levels from 7th grade through college. Since moving to Florida in 2004, she has written four peer-reviewed books on Florida gardening, all published by University Press of Florida:

  • A Step-by-Step Guide to a Florida Native Yard
  • The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape
  • Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida
  • Sustainable Gardening for Florida
  • Ginny has also recently coauthored Climate-Wise Landscaping, published by New Society Press in 2018. Ginny has written hundreds of gardening and nature articles for various publications and speaks regularly to environmental and gardening groups.

    M.S. in botany, University of Maryland.