Writing— Contributor to numerous Sunset publications, including the Sunset Western Garden Book, Mary-Kate co-authored Sunset’s Secret Gardens. Her 100-plus articles have appeared in magazines like Sunset and Fine Gardening. She blogs for the Christian Science Monitor and writes a monthly column, “Rooting for You” on the Hartley-Botanic Greenhouse website.
Speaking— Mary-Kate has been featured at garden shows and clubs around the U. S. She is a founding member of Great Garden Speakers.
Teaching— She conducts writing workshops and short programs and also teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication.