Bob Polomski is widely known and respected for his down-to-earth gardening expertise. His articles have been published in Carolina Gardener, Fine Gardening, and he has written a monthly "Questions and Answers" column for Horticulture since 1994. Polomski is a recipient of the highly regarded Quill & Trowel Award from the Garden Writers Association.
Felder Rushing is a hard-core, 10th generation Southern gardener residing in Jackson, Mississippi. His garden has been featured in Garden Design, Southern Living, Horticulture, House and Garden, and the New York Times. Rushing's books include Gardening Southern Style and Passalong Plants (named the best-written garden book nationally in 1994 by the Garden Writers Association), Tough Plants for Southern Gardens and Tough Plants for Nothern Gardens. The author has served as one of six members of Southern Living magazine's garden advisory committee and was recently named as a national director for the prestigious American Horticultural Society.