Edwina von Gal
Founder / President
Principal of her eponymous landscape design firm since 1984, Edwina creates landscapes with a focus on simplicity and sustainability for private and public clients around the world. Her work has been published in many major publications and her book "Fresh Cuts" won the Quill and Trowel award for garden writing in 1998. She has served on boards and committees for a number of horticultural organizations, and is currently on the board of What Is Missing, Maya Lin’s multifaceted media artwork about the loss of biodiversity. In 2013, Edwina founded the Perfect Earth Project to promote toxin-free landscapes for the health of people, their pets, and the planet. Most recently, she is the 2017 recipient of Guild Hall's Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award for the Visual Arts.
Head Gardener / Educator
Catherine Wedgbury is the Head Gardener and Educator at the Perfect Earth Project. She graduated from the New York Botanical Garden School of Professional Horticulture in 2020. As part of this program she interned at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. Prior to her transition into horticulture, Catherine worked in the finance industry for over 20 years.