Jon is a professional writer whose articles on plants and horticulture have appeared in national and regional newspapers and magazines. His professional background can be located at Jon VanZile.
Jon began collecting plants around the same time he started writing about them. He has published dozens of articles on plants in national and regional publications, and he has a growing collection of rare and tropical plants.
From Jon VanZile:
I still remember the first plant I killed. It was a gift from my wife, celebrating the birth of our first child. Even though the plant was a supposedly indestructible pothos vine, it was dead within a few months. I think I probably loved it to death. Now I write professionally about plants, and hopefully, I can help you avoid some of the same mistakes I made.