Robin Plaskoff Horton


Robin Horton writes about home and garden design, home improvement, sustainable living, and travel with a special interest in garden tourism. Her clients have included Kellogg Garden Products, Burpee Seed Company, and Fiskars; and her work has appeared in publications including Family Handyman,, Houzz, Venü Magazine, and Trivago Magazine. She is the publisher of the Webby-nominated blog, Urban Gardens, which has received gold and silver awards from GardenComm and a platinum award from Art Direction Magazine’s Creativity International Awards. Better Homes and Gardens named Urban Gardens one of Ten Best Garden Blogs, and Mashable included the blog on its list of Ten Must-Follow Home and Garden Twitter feeds. Robin has presented storytelling workshops at the Landscape Expo, Mother Nature News Fair, GardenComm, and also served on an expert panel at the Garden Bloggers Conference. A native Californian who moved from beach to bayou, Robin now lives in New Orleans where she’s working hard to learn the local lingo. View Robin’s portfolio page or visit her on LinkedIn.

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JULY 29, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Outdoor Bar Carts of 2022

The bar is fully stocked, the ice bucket is filled, and something delicious is sizzling on the grill. Get the alfresco party rolling poolside or on the patio or deck by serving guests bev...

The Best Fertilizer for Pumpkins of 2022

Pumpkins have a long growing season and need plenty of space to ramble, but paired with the right pumpkin fertilizers, a single plant can produce between two and five pumpkins. A favorite...

MARCH 15, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Fertilizer for Watermelon Plants of 2022

Growing watermelons can be a challenge, but with the right fertilizer, proper conditions, and care, gardeners can enjoy abundant harvests. A tender annual fruiting vine, watermelon is a m...