Author is President of the American Society of Authors and Writers and executive editor of SCRIBE! Author was a garden writer for more than 40 years. Author of more than 80 books, including Zen and the Art of Pond Building. This book fits well into the trend to grow our own vegetables, because 80 % of our population lives in cities, and his book is very well suited to gardening in urban environments. His topics deal with gardening both indoors and outdoors, choosing the right soil, containers and plants, how and when to harvest, as well as terrariums, greenhouses and water gardening.