Arricca Elin SanSone Arricca Elin SanSone is a lifestyle and garden writer whose work has appeared in many national publications including Prevention, Country Living, Veranda, The Spruce, PureWow, and others. She is an experienced gardener who has crafted thousands of articles about plants, gardening, and lifestyle during the past decade and a half. She's happiest when digging in the dirt and teaching people how to grow things. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.