LINDA JANE HOLDEN
Linda is the garden historian and author behind the books Presidents’ Gardens and The Gardens of Bunny Mellon. Linda grew up in Northern Virginia spending happy youthful hours at the gardens in Mount Vernon, Colonial Williamsburg and Washington, DC.
While working at the White House during the Reagan administration, she learned of Bunny Mellon and her contributions to landscape design. Linda’s writings are based on extensive interviews with Mrs. Mellon and gardeners at Oak Spring and other Mellon family properties.
A gardener in her own right, Linda enjoys any opportunity to create gardens that allow people to experience beauty effortlessly.