Holding a B.A. of Arts in English and History from UBC and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary, she has worked as a librarian for several years. She began Ravenhill Farm on Vancouver Island and has also taught cooking classes and been a food and restaurant reviewer. Her books include In a Country Garden: Life at Ravenill Farm (Whitecap, 1996), Winter Pleasures (Whitecap, 1990) and Summer Delights (Whitecap, 1986). She was born in Comox in 1937.

[BCBW 2003] "Gardening"