About Us

Our Roots Are Right Here With You!

Like most of our advertisers, we’re family owned right here in St. Louis. Our publisher and  editor is a professional garden writer with national credits and more than 30 years’ experience writing and editing, plus a degree in horticulture and Advanced Master Gardener certification. And most of our contributors are green-industry pros with real-life experience right here in the St. Louis area who have great ideas to share. Here are the people behind the professional advice and helpful information you’ll find in every issue of The Gateway Gardener magazine.

Founded in 2005 by
Joyce Bruno and Robert Weaver

Publisher and Editor
Robert Weaver

Robert Weaver, editor The Gateway Gardener

Advertising /Office Manager
Mary Weaver


At Large Contributing Writer: Barbara Perry Lawton, Garden Book Author and Garden Writer
Vegetable Gardening: Matt Even, Gateway Greening
Native Plants for Home Landscapes: Scott Woodbury, Curator, Whitmire Wildflower Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve
Birds: Connie Alwood, Master Gardener
Lawn Care: Bill Dalton, Natural Green Lawn Care
Roses: Diane Brueckman, Rosarian
Perennials and General Gardening: Stephanie Littlefield, Horticulturist