Tom MacCubbin is an urban horticulturist in Orange County with the University of Florida. He is well known in Florida through his syndicated radio show
"Better Lawns and Gardens" and appearances on Orange TV cable channel
9 and Orlando Sentinel TV 13 television programs. Florida gardeners look for his advice in his weekly gardening column for the Orlando Sentinel,
his articles for Florida Gardening magazine, and online at
Georgia Tasker is a garden writer for the Miami Herald and a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Following the devastation of Hurricane Andrew, Tasker was granted the Award of Greatest Merit by the Florida Urban Forestry Council for helping to save trees in areas devastated by the storm.