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Barbara Pleasant

Barbara Pleasant has written about organic gardening and self-sufficient living for more than 30 years. Her books include Starter Vegetable Gardens, The Complete Compost Gardening Guide, The Complete Houseplant Survival Manual, The Gardener’s Bug Book, The Gardener’s Weed Book, and The Gardener’s Guide to Plant Diseases. She was a Contributing Editor to Organic Gardening magazine and has written for Mother Earth News, Mother Earth Living. She lives near the Blue Ridge Mountains in Floyd, Virginia.