New York, New York
Patsy Steffan and her husband, Andrew, tend an old-fashioned cottage garden on the East End of Long Island, New York. Patsy had a long career as a writer and editor of textbooks, and held an admisitrative position at Allen-Stevenson, an elementary school for boys in New York City. Most recently she helped to write the Garden Conservancy's twenty-fifth anniversary book, Outstanding American Gardens. A member of the Garden Conservancy board of directors since 1996, Patsy also belongs to a number of organizations that support local public gardens in New York and Long Island.