RENEE PEMBROKE IS A WRITER, GARDENER AND PHOTOGRAPHER, who inherited her love for gardening, and especially hydrangeas from her mother and late grandmother. Renee finds great pleasure in the art of window box design and is drawn to the extraordinary beauty and charm of hydrangeas and window boxes on Nantucket Island. She is a great lover of all art, but particularly that of Freida Hamm. Renee studied at the English Gardening School in London and under hydrangea expert Mal Condon at the Hydrangea Farm on Nantucket.
Renee lives in Memphis, Tennessee, where she developed and directed The Institute for Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books at Rhodes College. Also, she coordinated numerous workshops and lectures on the arts in the English Countryside. Her other works include Twenty Five Years With Freida Hamm, Nantucket Window Boxes, Nantucket Hydrangeas, Nantucket Christmas, children’s guides to Memphis, Nashville, and Nantucket as well as My Nantucket Journal.