Bestselling Fiction & Non-Fiction Authors, from The Orion Publising Group
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Mickey Baskett

Previous titles include: Great Paper Quilling, Wonderful Wire Works, Glass Painting In An Afternoon, Decorating Your Garden, Fantastic Furniture
Areta Bingham

Areta Bingham lives in Syracuse, UT. She has been tole-painting for 23 years and owns her own craft shop, Country Pleasures. She teaches and travels to all the major conventions to display and sell her creations. She is married with five sons. For the past two years, she has been a designer for Chapelle Ltd.
Beth Chatto

Beth Chatto runs her own Garden and Nursery for Unusual Plants at Elmstead Market near Colchester. Winner of ten Gold Medals at Chelsea, she also holds the Royal Horticultural Society¿s Victoria Medal of Honour and an honorary doctorate from Essex University for her services to horticulture. She is the author of a host of gardening classics and is also co-author of Dear Friend and Gardener, written with her long-standing friend and fellow gardener, Christopher Lloyd.
Monty Don

Monty Don is the main presenter of BBC-TV's Gardener's World. He is one of the UK's most respected gardeners and gardening writers. He has been gardening correspondent for the Observer since 1994 and is at the forefront of the environmental and organic gardening debate.
Melanie Eclare

Melanie Eclare is one of Britain's leading garden photographers. She has photographed three previous books and has contributed illustrated features to all the major home interest magazines. She cooperated with her husband Tom Petherick on HELIGAN: A PORTRAIT OF THE LOST GARDENS.
Colin Howlett

Born 1937. After National Service in the RAF spent 30 years in marketing for multinational business equipment companies before taking early retirement and moving to Cornwall in search of a more relaxed life.
Katherine Lapworth

Katherine Lapworth worked at the BBC for six years as a Producer and Director in both radio and television before launching her own copywriting business. She is also a founder member of Maverick Media the sister company to Maverick Television, established to exploit all the print and video opportunities arising from Maverick's broadcast work.
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd is the most famous garden author and plantsman of our times. In 1963 he started writing for Country Life and has not missed an issue since. He also writes for the Guardian and Horticulture in the US. In 1979 the Royal Horticultural Society awarded him their highest accolade, the Victoria Medal of Honour. He also won the Garden Writers' Guild Reference Book of the Year Award with CHRISTOPHER LLOYD'S GARDEN FLOWERS.
Candida Lycett Green

Candida Lycett Green has published thirteen books, including the bestselling THE GARDEN AT HIGHGROVE. She has written and presented television documentaries for BBC and Channel 4, including THE ENGLISHWOMAN AND THE HORSE, THE FRONT GARDEN and A COTTAGE IN THE COUNTRY. She is a Commissioner for English Heritage and a contributing editor to VOGUE magazine.Visit Candida Lycett Green's website at www.candidalycettgreen.co.uk, follow her on Twitter https://twitter.com/CandLycettGreen and 'Like' on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Candida-Lycett-Green.
Helen Nash

Previous Titles: Low-Maintenance Water Gardens, Water Gardening in Containers, Waterfalls, Fountains, Ponds & Streams, Aquatic Plants And Their Cultivation
Tom Petherick

Tom Petherick is an acclaimed author and broadcaster and led the gardening team that undertook the stunning restoration of the lost Gardens of Heligan. He took responsibility for the productive gardens at Heligan 1993-6 before becoming a commercial, organic market gardener and consultant. He was lured back to Heligan to help the horticultural team and is now through his journalism and book writing helping to promote the garden.
HRH Prince of Wales

Visit the website www.princeofwales.gov.uk for more information.Follow what's going on at Clarence House on Twitter https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse.
Tim Smit

Tim Smit was born in 1954 in Scheveningen, Holland, and educated in the UK. After graduating from Durham University he worked as a county archaeologist before spending ten years as a record producer and composer, successful in Europe, the USA and Japan. In 1987 he and his family moved to Cornwall where, with John Nelson, he was to discover Heligan.
HRH The Prince of Wales

Visit the website www.princeofwales.gov.uk for more information.Follow what's going on at Clarence House on Twitter https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse.
Wales

The Prince of Wales describes how he spent eleven years turning his Cotswold estate into a model of environmentally benign farming and gardening. He also describes how his gardens have been conceived, developed and planted.
James Wong

After winning a scholarship to the university of Bath James went on to train at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, and the University of Kent, gaining a Master of Science degree with distinction in Ethnobotany. At the age of 27, Wong became the presenter of his own award-winning BBC Two television series Grow Your Own Drugs. The series demonstrates a number of natural remedies sourced from plants and became the highest-rated gardening series on UK television. James is also a regular face on the hit BBC One rural affairs series Countryfile since its reformatting in April 2009. In 2008, he was one of the regular presenters on the show Fossil Detectives, which was broadcast initially on BBC Four and then repeated on BBC Two. He has also appeared on BBC's Gardeners' World, Channel 4's Richard & Judy, The Alan Titchmarsh Show on ITV, and on BBC Breakfast. As a garden designer, he has become a four-time Royal Horticultural Society RHS medal winner for gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show and Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Wong has designed an Ethnobotanical Garden for the University of Kent, where he is a guest lecturer.Visit his website at www.jameswong.co.uk, follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Botanygeek, and join him on Facebook www.facebook.com/pages/James-Wong. You can also watch videos of James on www.youtube.com/user/GrowSuttonsSeeds and follow him on Pinterest here http://pinterest.com/botanygeek/.
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