Jonathan Edwards began his career as a garden journalist, working as a feature editor for Amateur Gardening magazine before becoming deputy editor of Gardening Which? magazine. He now works on gardening books full time. Peter McHoy has written over 25 books for major publishers on many gardening and houseplant topics, including Low-Maintenance Gardening and The Complete Houseplant Book. He has also compiled and edited works such as The Gardening Encyclopedia and The Gardener's Diary.