Jessica Damiano's award-winning garden blog gets to the root of things.
Jessica Damiano is a journalist with more than 20 years experience in radio, television, print and online media.
She has worked on Newsday's interactive endeavors since 1994, and currently is senior editor of Newsday's ExploreLI.com website.
Jessica, who has trained as a Master Gardener, enjoys toiling in her garden -- an ongoing work in progress -- and helping local gardeners solve their horticultural problems in her column, Garden Detective, which appears every Sunday in Newsday.
The Garden Detective blog was awarded a 2008 Press Club of Long Island Society of Professional Journalists Online Features Reporting Award.
Jessica lives in Nassau County with her husband John, daughters Justine and Julia, dogs Maddie and Mikey, and a whole bunch of perennials, vegetable plants and weeds.
Burpee Home Gardens has taken its “Grow Anywhere Tour” on the road, and Brentwood residents were on the receiving end yesterday of 1,300 pounds of produce and 450 vegetable plants.
The 10,000-mile tour across the country, which began in March, will distribute 13,000 vegetable plants and 30,000 pounds of produce by the time it wraps up its mission later this month. The company also is distributing...Read more »