Marjorie Rosen developed her passion for gardening and horticulture as early as the 1970s while living in London. Since that time, she has been actively involved in horticulture communities in England and the United States. For example, as a past board member of the Royal Oak Foundation, she traveled with prominent figures in British horticulture to many notable gardens throughout the United Kingdom. Ms. Rosen’s activities in England also include serving on the Friends and Foundation Board of the Royal Botanic Garden for a number of years. In the United States, Marjorie Rosen has served on the board of the New York Botanical Garden since 2002, and she previously hosted a New York radio program called The Weekend Gardener.
Educated at the University of Cincinnati, Ms. Rosen completed a bachelor of arts in 1970. Beyond her interests in gardening and horticulture, she has been involved in fine arts as president of Arts Britannia Ltd. in London. She was also involved in theater as a former member of Playwrights Horizons.