Henry is a native Texan but was raised in the Middle East, where he developed a love for anything that is green and growing. He has a B.S. Degree in Horticulture and a M.Agr. Degree in Floriculture from Texas A&M University. He worked for 12 years at the Antique Rose Emporium where he designed and installed retail nursery display gardens and managed the retail nursery in Independence. He was Garden Director at the Round Top Festival Institute for 16 years, where he oversaw a variety of display gardens with the support of a large number of volunteers and coordinated a variety of educational garden-related events.
He loves to do just about anything that relates to gardening and has a particular love for growing herbs and using them in the kitchen and home. In his spare time he teaches classes on a variety of plant-related topics and enjoys gardening at home with his wife and son.