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We WON!!!

We told you recently that Fine Foliage received the Silver Award of Achievement from the Garden Writer’s Association. Well that was exciting enough but we were then entered into the running for GOLD and…………..we WON!!

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What does that mean?

“The gold Garden Writers Association media for Best Product recognizes the best entries in publisher/producer products including magazines, newspaper sections, books, newsletters, bulletins, brochures, calendars, electronic media and other works.”

In simple English…

Fine Foliage rocks ….and these two rookie writers together with super talented photographer Ashley DeLatour and publisher St. Lynn’s Press have impressed the garden publishing world at large by the quality of content and publishing that our book exemplified.

Christina and I are excited, humbled, overwhelmed and amazed that our book should be singled out for the Oscar of the garden writing world in this way.

What does it mean to you?

if you have already bought a copy you have an AWARD winning book in your hands! Plus now you need to buy more for your friends.

Not got a copy yet? Where have you been?! Get those fingers working today.


Normal programming will resume shortly….for today we are simply CELEBRATING with you!

Christina Salwitz and Karen Chapman

Enter to win a copy of Fine Foliage!

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What do I win?
One signed copy of Fine Foliage


Right here on our blog!

Right now!! Drawing will take place at midnight Saturday March 16th PST and the book mailed out first thing Monday.
What do I do to enter?
Follow the link in the side bar to sign up for our blog. It’s that easy! Everyone that is registered will be entered into a random drawing.
Already signed up? Then you’re already entered!!
The winner will be notified by email within 24 hours and the winners name will also be posted on the blog itself.
Good luck!
We have sent you an email – please let us have your mailing address and Fine Foliage will be on its way.

Welcome to Fine Foliage

Our design philosophy is simple – always start with great foliage. We feel that foliage before flowers is what sets truly great designs apart from those that fade with the end of the bloom. Of course knowing which foliage plants to use takes a little more experience and that’s why we’re here; to share ideas, to inspire and to encourage you.

Each week we’ll offer you a mouthwatering combination of luscious leaves and explain why they make such great partners. You will get an insightful look into designing with a foliage first focus from two different voices and design styles. With helpful information on the conditions needed for each plant to thrive you’ll soon be seeing foliage opportunities for every location.

Get ready to see the leaf as a foliage fashionista!