Therese Ciesinski, healthylawns.co’s Freelance Writer, is a writer, editor, and public speaker on all things organic. An editor at Organic Gardening magazine for 13 years, her writing received a Gold and six Silver Media Awards from the Garden Writers Association. Therese has also written for Houzz.com, Coastal Home and Green Scene magazines, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. She received her Master Gardener certification from the University of Rhode Island, and a Bachelor’s degree from New York University. Therese lives in Macungie, Pennsylvania.