About the Author
COLLEEN VANDERLINDEN writes about gardening from her home in southeast Michigan, where she maintains an ever-expanding organic vegetable and herb garden. She is the organic gardening expert for About.com, and she has had articles published in regional and national home and garden magazines.
ALISON BECK has gardened since she was a child. She has a diploma in Horticulture and a degree in Creative Writing. Alison is the co-author of several best-selling gardening guides, and her books showcase her talent for practical advice and her passion for gardening.