has had careers in the television production field working for ABC and also as a freelance writer. She holds a Masters degree in the Conservation of Historic Landscapes, Parks, and Gardens from the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. She writes and lectures frequently on historic landscape conservation and garden history issues and owns her own garden consultancy business, cdb gardens. Her articles have appeared in Garden Design magazine, Pacific Horticulture, The Christian Science Monitor and Shaping the American Landscape (UVA Press, 2010). Carolyn is a Trustee of the Los Angeles County Arboretum Foundation, a founding member of the Garden School Foundation, and a member of the Board of Directors for The Cultural Landscape Foundation.