About Carol

Carol Michel, a lifelong gardener with a bachelor’s degree in horticulture production from Purdue University, is the author of Potted & Pruned: Living a Gardening Life (Gardenangelist Books 2017) and Homegrown and Handpicked: A Year in a Gardening Life (Gardenangelist Books 2018). 

She is an avid collector of old gardening books and claims to have the largest hoe collection in the world. She regularly writes for Indiana Gardening and her award-winning garden blog, May Dreams Gardens.