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Annuals for Illinois

William Aldrich
william_aldrich Photo WILLIAM ALDRICH has written about gardening since 1980, mostly for the Chicago Tribune. He is an award-winning author and a past president of the Garden Writers Association. A lifelong resident of the Chicago area, he founded Chicagoland Gardening Magazine in 1995 and remains its publisher.

Don Williamson
don_williamson Photo DON WILLIAMSON, the author or coauthor of more than a dozen popular gardening guides, has a degree in horticultural technology and professional certificates in turf management. He has extensive experience designing and constructing both perennial and annual beds in formal landscape settings.