Emily Murphy Emily Murphy is the author of GROW NOW and the Amazon bestseller Grow What You Love. She's a leading proponent of regenerative organic growing and garden-based climate activism, as well as a plantsperson, designer, educator, and photographer trained in ethnobotany, environmental science, and garden design. She's the creator of the celebrated blog, Pass The Pistil. She lives with her family in Northern California. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.