Glattstein, Judy 1942–
Glattstein, Judy 1942–
PERSONAL: Born June 30, 1942, in New York, NY; daughter of Robert (a furrier) and Frances (a secretary; maiden name, Cohen) Orlove; married Paul Martin Glattstein (a project manager and engineer), October 11, 1961; children: Mira Rachel Glattstein Dessy, Seth Randall. Education: Attended Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1958–61; University of Connecticut, certificate (landscape design), 1975, certificate (arboriculture), 1976; University of Bridge-port, B.Life Sciences, 1978.
ADDRESSES: Home—Frenchtown, NJ. Agent—c/o Author Mail, Timber Press, 133 SW 2nd Ave., Ste. 450, Portland, OR 97204.
CAREER: Freelance landscape designer, and consultant, beginning 1978. Bellewood Gardens, gardener and teacher; instructor at New York Botanical Garden, beginning 1980, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, beginning 1986, Institute of Ecosystem Studies, beginning 1988, and Arnold Arboretum; lecturer in the United States, Canada, and abroad.
MEMBER: Hardy Plant Society, Perennial Plant Association, American Rock Garden Society, Garden Writers Association of America.
AWARDS, HONORS: Certificate of Merit, Garden Writers Association of America, 1992, for Garden Design with Foliage.
(Guest editor and contributor) Plants for Problem Places, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (Brooklyn, NY), 1988.
Garden Design with Foliage: Ferns and Grasses, Vines and Ground Covers, Annuals and Perennials, Trees and Shrubs, Storey Communications (Pownal, VT), 1991.
(Guest editor and contributor) Gardener's World of Bulbs, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (Brooklyn, NY), 1991.
The American Gardener's World of Bulbs: Bulbs for Formal and Informal Gardens, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1994.
Waterscaping: Plants and Ideas for Natural and Created Water Gardens, Storey Communications (Pownal, VT), 1994.
Enhance Your Garden with Japanese Plants: A Practical Sourcebook, Kodansha International (New York, NY), 1996.
(With others) Flowering Bulbs for Dummies, IDG Books Worldwide (Foster City, CA), 1998.
(And photographer) Made for the Shade, illustrated by Dave Grindel, Erin O'Toole, and Redenta Soprano, Barron's (New York, NY), 1998.
Consider the Leaf: Foliage in Garden Design, Timber Press (Portland, OR), 2003.
Work represented in anthologies, including Gardening with Wildflowers and Native Plants, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (Brooklyn, NY), 1989. Contributor to periodicals, including Garden Design, Woman's Day Gardening and Outdoor Living, Fine Gardening, Flower and Garden, and Horticulture.
SIDELIGHTS: Judy Glattstein once told CA: "I am a compulsive gardener, but this is only one facet of my fascination with the world around me. Like writer Rud-yard Kipling's insatiably curious elephant's child, I find that each answer only raises new questions. In my delight with this process, I look for others who can share this information and pleasure."
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
American Horticulturist, April, 1995, August A. De Hertogh, review of The American Gardener's World of Bulbs: Bulbs for Formal and Informal Gardens, p. 13; June, 1995, Kathleen Cullen, review of Waterscaping: Plants and Ideas for Natural and Created Water Gardens, p. 14.
Booklist, March 15, 1994, George Cohen, review of Waterscaping, p. 1314; February 1, 2003, Alice Joyce, review of Consider the Leaf: Foliage in Garden Design, p. 962.
Christian Science Monitor, May 7, 1992, Cynthia Hanson, review of Garden Design with Foliage: Ferns and Grasses, Vines and Ground Covers, Annuals and Perennials, Trees and Shrubs, p. 11.
Horticulture: Magazine of American Gardening, April, 1993, Ann Lovejoy, review of Garden Design with Foliage, p. 92; January, 1995, Christopher Reed, review of The American Gardener's World of Bulbs, p. 77.
Nature Canada, spring, 1995, Dan Schneider, review of Waterscaping, p. 53.
New York Times, January 9, 1992, Linda Yang, review of Garden Design with Foliage, p. C7.
Science News, April 12, 2003, review of Consider the Leaf, p. 239.
Bellewood Gardens Gatehouse, http://www.bellewood-gardens.com (April 7, 2006).