Mark Wolfe

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Name: Mark Wolfe

Title: Staff Writer, BobVila.com

Mark Wolfe is a second-career freelance writer based in Georgia and has an extensive background in the horticulture industry. Since 2020, he has contributed numerous gardening and home improvement articles to BobVila.com, along with a variety of consumer product reviews. 

Expertise and Experience

Early in his career, Mark fell in love with plants. Working for a stormwater management company shortly after college, he marveled at the willow’s ability to quickly grow from a stem fragment and heal a sorely eroded streambank, and the ways that aquatic plants transform a suburban retention pond into a wildlife oasis. Over the next two decades, trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials would dominate his working life as a landscaper and nursery manager.

In 2014, after a decade in garden-center management, Mark began freelance writing on a part-time basis. He co-founded a blog called ThePrudentGarden.com and soon began contributing work for sites such as Dave’s Garden and HGTV, and brands such as WORX Tools and AMDRO. Since 2020, Mark has been a contributor for BobVila.com, adding home improvement and consumer review content to his repertoire along with his garden and landscape expertise. In fall 2021, Mark stepped into the realm of print media by serving as a technical editor for the second edition of the book Trees, Shrubs, and Hedges For Your Home from Fox Chapel Publishing.

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