Karen Chapman Karen Chapman is a life-long gardener and an experienced, enthusiastic gardening educator who uses the written word, garden photography, both live and virtual speaking engagements, and a wide range of online workshops as tools to reach and inspire her international following. She is the owner of Le jardinet, a custom, innovative landscape design and consultation service based in the Greater Seattle area. Karen has recently extended her passion for sharing great gardens by leading personalized garden tours both within the Unites States and in her native England. 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.