DEBRA KNAPKE, known to Ohioans as ''The Garden Sage,'' is a popular speaker at Ohio gardening events. She has a master's degree in horticulture and teaches gardening courses at Columbus State Community College. She also writes for gardening magazines and is a frequent guest on radio gardening shows.
ALISON BECK has been gardening since she was a child. She has a diploma in Horticulture and a degree in Creative Writing. Alison is the coauthor of several best-selling gardening guides, and her books showcase her talent for practical advice and her passion for gardening.