THOMAS J. MICKEY has gardened in New England for twenty-five years. He writes a regular garden column for Seacoast Media in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and the Brockton Enterprise in Brockton, Massachusetts.
Author of two books, Thomas has published several articles in his role as Professor of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. He also practices as a landscape designer and is currently enrolled at Harvard UniversityĻs Landscape Institute.
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.