Eva Monheim

Eva Monheim

location-pin Glenside, Pennsylvania

School: Arcadia University, 2001

Expertise: Gardening, trees, shrubs, environment

Eva Monheim

Author, lecturer, podcaster, ISA certified arborist
  • Over 40 years in the horticulture industry teaching 18 different subjects at Temple University (12.5 years), Delaware Valley University (5 years), and at the Barnes Arboretum at St. Joseph's University (3 years). She currently teaches at Longwood Gardens in their Professional Horticulture Program (14 years).
  • ISA Certified Arborist (16 years)
  • Author of Shrubs & Hedges: Discover, Grow, and Care for the World’s Most Popular Plants and over 150 articles
  • Editor of 400-page SOP for American Battle Monuments Commission for maintaining green spaces of cemeteries and memorials worldwide
  • Wrote numerous woody plant manuals for Longwood Gardens
  • Author of a gardening column in The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Delivered hundreds of lectures around the U.S. and in England on horticultural topics
  • Co-host, director, and producer of the award-winning "The Plant a Trillion Trees Podcast"


Eva Monheim is a horticultural and environmental consultant, garden coach, and an award-winning educator. She is a faculty member at Longwood Gardens for the Professional Horticulture Program and Continuing Education Department where she teaches Woody Plants and related subjects. Monheim’s newest endeavor is the award-winning The Plant a Trillion Trees Podcast. She is the author of Shrubs & Hedges: Discover, Grow, and Care for the World’s Most Popular Plants, which was nominated by The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries for outstanding contributions to the literature of horticulture. She is co-principal of Verdant Earth Educators, LLC (VEE) a company that trains professionals and consumers in the green industry.


  • Penn State University, bachelor's degrees in horticulture and art
  • Arcadia University, master of arts in English
  • Post graduate work in horticulture at the University of Reading, England

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