Brandee created Greener Gardens in an effort to make gardeners more aware of the simple steps they can take to support wildlife and to garden sustainably, whether they live in a suburban housing development or on a 3-acre farm. She also shares her expertise as a freelance writer with a focus on gardening, sustainable living and sustainable business practices. Brandee has more than a decade of experience writing and editing for magazines, newspapers, online publications and businesses. She has been published in The American Gardener, Hunker, Carolina Gardener, Durham Magazine and newspapers in the Triangle and the Triad. She also writes about history, travel, parenting and education.

You can read a selection of her publications below (additional articles can be obtained by contacting Brandee):

Home & Garden

  • Home and garden how-to articles at Hunker · 2022
  • The Scented Path · The American Gardener · July/August 2020
  • An Evergreen Business Model · Durham Magazine · October/November 2019
  • Plant a Kaleidoscope of Carrots · Carolina Gardener · April 2014
  • The Beauty of Rosemary · Carolina Gardener · Nov/Dec 2013
  • Reusing Salvaged Brick · Carolina Gardener · March 2012
  • Using the Olla to Beat the Summer Heat · State-by-State Gardening · July 2011

History & Travel

  • History Groves Honor Those Who Made Durham the City it is Today · Durham Magazine · April 2019
  • Bed and breakfasts are popping up all over Alamance County · Times-News · August 26, 2007
  • Elon University’s 50-Year Transformation: How 3 presidents have shaped its rising reputation · Times-News · December 3, 2006
  • A Treasured Past: Mendenhall Plantation holds secrets of another South · Times-News · June 19, 2005