Marjorie G. Rosen
- New York
A renowned plant collector, Marjorie Rosen has spent nearly 20 years with the New York Botanical Garden. A member of its Horticulture Committee since 1996, she currently serves as vice chairman of the board. On behalf of this group, she has traveled around the world, met with other horticultural societies, and looked at countless types of flora. Additionally, Marjorie Rosen hosted the radio show “The Weekend Gardener,” which provided gardening tips for people in the Hamptons and eastern Long Island.
Aside from her duties in Manhattan, Ms. Rosen is active with international horticulture groups. In 1997, she took part in the inaugural study week at Great Dixter and keeps in contact with its developers, Christopher Lloyd and Fergus Garrett. She travels to England nearly every year to attend the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in London. Formerly on the Friends and Foundation Board of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, Marjorie Rosen presently sits on the board of the Royal Oak Foundation and annually visits some of the United Kingdom's most remarkable public and private gardens.
Before joining the New York Botanical Garden, Ms. Rosen designed hanging baskets under the brand name Arts Britannia, Ltd. These items were sold through Munder-Skiles Garden Furniture and were featured in magazines such as Architectural Digest and Elle Decor. Moreover, she arranged fine arts and decorative tours throughout England for individual and corporate clients.