A life long gardener and lover of plants, Joseph has worked for nurseries in the US and Japan, has been a repeated guest on public radio's food show
The Splendid Table
, and was named by Organic Gardening Magazine as one of "...six young horticulturists who are helping to shape how America gardens."
Joseph is the author of
Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener
The Complete Guide to Gardeners
Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style
and is the editor the
North American Rock Garden Society
Currently Joseph lives with his husband and their two adorable black cats in Williamsburg, Virginia.