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 Meet Perla Sofía Curbelo-Santiago,

a master in garden breaks. If you'll let her, she'll plan yours too! Her day starts and ends in the garden, no matter whose it is. She is a gardener, bird feeder, and professional communicator. Perla is the author of ¡Verdura! Living a Garden Life (2024, Cool Springs Press), her first gardening book, and is the founder of Agrochic, a gardening lifestyle platform in Spanish that promotes gardening for wellness. 


Perla Sofía earned her degree in Psychology at University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, and her master´s degree in Public Relations at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. She is certified in Horticulture Therapy from the Chicago Botanic Garden. In 2021, she was recognized by the American Horticultural Society (AHS) with the B.Y. Morrison Communication Award. She became a member of the Board of Directors of in 2022.


A media contributor and active participant in several organizations like Garden Communicators International, the American Horticultural Therapy Association (ATHA), the American Horticultural Society (AHS), BIPOC Hort Group, and Asociación Española de Horticultura y Jardinería Social y Terapéutica (AEHJST). 


She was born and lives with her family in the tropical islands of Puerto Rico. 

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