Beck is a freelance garden writer, lecturer, and photographer.
Pam co-authored Best
Garden Plants for North Carolina, by Lone
Pine Publishing in February, 2006.
She regularly published
articles in Carolina
Gardener Magazine for 16 years. Pam wrote “Perennially
Yours”, a monthly gardening column for the Raleigh News &
Observer, for 5 years; and, she was honored by The News & Observer
as their “Tarheel of the Week” in May 1997. She was awarded
the Silver Trowel Award for magazine-writing for 2006 by the Garden
Writer's Association of America. She was also a
local garden scout and stylist for for Better
Homes & Gardens magazine, and has been published in both Organic Gardening (now Organic Life) and The American Gardener magazines. She also enjoyed her role as "Expert Garden Writer" for Black Gold.
Her artistic nature and garden photography appears in various gardening magazines and
She has served on the Board
of Advisors of the J
C Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, the Arboretum at Johnston Community College in Smithfield, and the Urban Forestry Board of Wake Forest.
Pam’s busy speaking schedule takes her
to various gardening groups throughout the Southeast. Garden
symposium attendees are familiar with her enthusiastic, conversational,
and information-packed presentations, and often request an encore.
Pam is an active member of Garden Writers and Triangle Area