Carol King Platt is a former contributing editor at House & Garden and for 23 years wrote a garden column for The New London Day. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Traditional Home and many local publications.

She takes as her topics the classic themes of great literature, that is to say, Life, Death, Sex, and Rhododendrons. Carol lectures regularly about garden design and flower arranging and designs gardens throughout Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island.

Carol is the past chair of the Landscape Design Council of Connecticut, and is a member of The Connecticut Unit of the Herb Society of America and the Wallingford Garden Club. Carol was voted one of People, Places and Plants’ top ten New England garden writers. 

Carol lives and gardens with her husband, Rose grower and Rhododendron guy, Ted Platt, at Rose Cottage in Wallingford, Connecticut.

Photography courtesy of Rachael Allen.