Join Barbara Pleasant, author of The Complete Compost Gardening Guide and Starter Vegetable Gardens, for a book signing in The Shop Tent on the West Lawn.
Mother Earth News
Award-winning writer Barbara Pleasant has been covering organic gardening and self-sufficient living for more than 30 years and is a contributing editor to Mother Earth News. Pleasant’s work has garnered multiple awards from the Garden Writers Association and the American Nursery and Landscape Association. She has written books on topics ranging from compost to weeds, including “Homegrown Pantry,” “Starter Vegetable Gardens,” “The Complete Compost Gardening Guide” and “The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual.” Her columns and articles appear regularly in Mother Earth Living magazine and at GrowVeg.com and other gardening websites. Pleasant lives in Virginia, where she grows vegetables, herbs and fruits along with a few chickens, who all have names.