Gardening writer, journalist, teacher of writing. Born– April 9, 1923, Birmingham. Parents– Oscar and Jeanne (Holoman) Garrard. Married– Faber S. Ebersole, October 1, 1957. Education– Study at Stetson University, 1940-1942; Lindsey Hopkins Hotel School, 1959. Writer, commentator, and director for newspapers and radio stations in Florida; various positions with Better Homes and Gardens and Meredith Publishing Co; instructor of writing in adult education at North Miami High School after 1956; freelance writer after 1958. Member, Board of Directors, Miami Beach Garden Center and Conservatory. National Literary Horticulture award of the National Council of Garden Clubs.

Source: Who’s Who of American Women, Who Was Who in America, Vol. 6.

Publication(s): Fairchild Tropical Garden. Miami; Argos, 1970.

Flowers of Bermuda. New York; Hastings House, 1970.

Flowers of the Bahamas. New York; Hastings House, 1970.

Flowers of the Caribbean. Miami; Argos, 1972.

Flowers of the West Indies; Caribbean and Bahamas. New York; Hastings House, 1970.

Growing Orchids for Pleasure. New York; A. S. Barnes, 1966.

Potted. Miami Beach; Beach & Town Press, 1967. Tropical Flowers. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1973.

Tropical Flowers of Florida. Miami; Argos, 1970.