About Jerry

Jerry’s Biography


A graduate of Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Jerry Fritz puts his lifelong passion for plants and design into every garden he creates, and he never misses an opportunity to share his obsession with clients, customers, and fellow gardeners. The year 2014 marks Jerry’s 25th anniversary as the proprietor of Jerry Fritz Garden Design, Inc., and the 14th year in the development of Linden Hill Gardens, his retail nursery and destination garden located in Ottsville, Pennsylvania.


Jerry made his television debut in a big way: on The Martha Stewart Show! Watch all of his segments here.



llh-multi-photo-cover-jf-okJerry’s Book: Lessons from Linden Hill

Co-written by Jerry Fritz and Nancy Ondra, Lessons from Linden Hill: Design Tips and Planning Pointers is packed with solid garden design advice based on the plantings at Linden Hill Gardens. It also includes features on Jerry’s favorite plants, tips on working with a professional garden designer, and more. Click here for more details.

Linden Hill Gardens was proud to be awarded ‘Best Garden Store for People with Acres’ by Philadelphia Magazine

Best Garden Store for People with Acres

Best Garden Store for People with Acres

country-gardens-coverJerry in Magazines

Articles by and about Jerry and Linden Hill Gardens have appeared in several national gardening magazines, including Country Gardens, Fine Gardening, and Horticulture.


Jerry and book

Jerry’s Speaking Engagements

Jerry enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for plants and gardens with groups of all sizes.

Some of his speaking engagements include the University of Connecticut, The Connecticut Horticulture Society, Swarthmore Perennials Conference, Delaware Valley College, Temple University Ambler Campus, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, The Philadelphia Flower Show, The Chest Hill Garden Club, The Mountain View Garden Club, Green Springs Virginia, Bethlehem Garden Club, The Morris Arboretum and more.

Lecture topics include:

  • Good Design/Better Business
  • Shady Retreats
  • New and Exciting Perennials
  • Exciting Plant Combinations
  • Stone in the Garden
  • Blue Profusion
  • The Making of a Garden
  • Cutting-Edge Plants for the Landscape
  • Deer-Resistant Gardens
  • Living Patios

Other topics available on request. If you’d like to arrange for Jerry to give a presentation to your club or organization, give our office a call at 610-847-1300 or e-mail us at info@lindenhillgardens.com.