Robin Plaskoff Horton

RobinHortonRobin Plaskoff Horton is the founder of Urban Gardens, an award-winning green lifestyle and design blog featuring innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas that extend and blend the boundaries between indoors and out. Urban Gardens has received a Platinum Creativity Award, the Garden Writers Association Gold and Silver Awards, and was nominated for a Webby, hailed by the New York Times as “the Internet’s highest honor.” Since its launch in April 2009, Urban Gardens has developed an average monthly readership of 50,000, more than 2500 email and RSS subscribers, and over 26,000 Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and LinkedIn followers. Robin was one of twenty “bloggers of influence” invited twice by celebrity garden and lifestyle television host and author, P Allen Smith, to Garden2Blog, two days of trend sharing and knowledge exchange at Smith’s Arkansas Garden Home Retreat, and has appeared with Smith on his eHow channel video stream. With poet James Navé, Robin facilitates The Blog Workshops, for which she has presented workshops in New York City, at the Mother Earth News Fair, and for The Entrepreneurial Women’s Network in CT. Robin is also Principal and Creative Director of Robin Horton Design, a strategic and creative print and web design consultancy.