Rootbound is a newsletter that explores gardening, plants, people, culture, history and the way that that we’re all connected. I send out a brand new installment at least three times a month – usually on Sundays.

About Boaz

I’m a writer, filmmaker and Master Gardener based in Pittsburgh, PA. I’m the co-author of Let’s Be Weird Together, the producer/host of NEXTpittsburgh’s Out & About series and sometimes you’ll see me talking about plants on WQED. Every Thursday you’ll find me volunteering at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden. One of my current goals is to make a TV show that explores the same topics as this newsletter. If you want to get in touch or learn more about me, you can head to

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Boaz Frankel
Curious person, filmmaker, book/article writer, gardener, co-author of Let's Be Weird Together and curator of a small kazoo museum.