Linda earned a Ph.D. in Entomology from McGill University in 1986, moving to British Columbia to work in biological controls until 2002. She was awarded a Queen’s Jubilee medal in 2003 and an Outstanding Achievement award from the Professional Pest Management Association of BC in 2005.
A Salt Spring resident since 2001, Linda devotes her time to writing, teaching, and consulting. She is an instructor in Master Gardener programs in BC, and is busy year round giving workshops on pest management and organic gardening.
More information about Linda Gilkeson is available here.
- Year-Around Harvest: Winter Gardening on the Coast (2005)
- Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest (2011)
- West Coast Gardening: Natural Insect, Weed, & Disease Control (2013)
- Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest (2018)