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.
LAURA PETERS is a certified Master Gardener with over 30 gardening books to her credit. She has worked in almost every aspect of the horticultural industry in a career that has spanned more than 20 years. She passionately believes in organic gardening and food security, and she loves to share her knowledge with fellow gardeners and environmentalists alike.