peter-bowden Check out Peter's Gardening Blog. Peter Bowden, the most well-known gardener in the Capital Region of New York, has been writing gardening articles since the mid 1980's. Over 35 years of experience in the retail garden center industry as well as a life-long love of gardening make Peter's anecdotes worth the read, every time. Not only are these articles filled with pertinent information for the North American gardener, they are also packed with amusing stories, crammed with societal insights, and peppered with poignant points of practical procedures for the home gardener.