Caroline Foley is a freelance gardening writer and author who contributes articles to many magazines. She is the editor of Topiarius, the journal of the European Boxwood and Topiary Society. She has taken practical gardening and garden design courses at the English Gardening School. She is the author of Practical Allotment Gardening, The Allotment Handbook and The A-Z of Allotment Vegetables, also published by New Holland. She lives in London.