Troy’s photography and writing have been published in a wide variety of magazines, including Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Garden Design, Southern Living, and Tennessee Gardener. His work has been featured on several websites including National Geographic.

Southern Gardener's Handbook
Your Complete Guide
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee
Select, Plan, Plant, Maintain, and Problem Solve
Paperback - November 1, 2014

Plant This Instead!
Better Plant Choices You Should Know
Prettier, hardier, blooms longer, new colors, less work, drough tolerant, and native
Paperback - Feb 1, 2014

     Volunteer Gardener on Channel 8 Nashville Public Television is a favorite show for many Tennesseeans. Troy Marden has been one of the main hosts of the show for over ten years. Watch some of his favorite episodes below!

     Troy is a knowledgeable, lively and entertaining speaker who has addressed audiences locally, nationally and internationally. He is known for his stunning photography and his ability to speak on a wide range of topics, from plant-driven talks focusing on the newest and latest introductions to garden design, color, specific plant groups, styles of gardening and more.

     Troy has gardened in a wide variety of climates, from Zone 5a in Kansas to Zone 9a in Florida and his passion for plants and love of gardening comes through in every talk he gives. For more information regarding topics and speaker’s fees, please contact us at

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