Ken Druse is a celebrated lecturer and an award-winning author and photographer who has been called "the guru of natural gardening" by the New York Times. He is best known for his 20 garden books published over the past 25 years. He lives in New Jersey. Ellen Hoverkamp won the Garden Writers Association's top award for photography for Natural Companions and has been using a flatbed scanner as a camera since 1997. She lives in Connecticut.