ILENE STERNBERG is a freelance writer whose work appears internationally on a variety of subjects. Winner of five garden writing awards for newspaper columns and essays, she is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Plants & Gardens News, Fine Gardening, and the magazines of The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, The American Horticultural Society and elsewhere.
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.