MARIANNE BINETTI is a northwest horticultural expert with a degree in horticulture from Washington State University. She is an award-winning columnist, and a radio and TV personality. Her syndicated gardening column runs in over a dozen newspapers each week. She lectures and gives seminars on a variety of topics and leads garden tours around the world. She lives with her family in Enumclaw, near Seattle.
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.
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.