About the Author
Twigs Way is a professional garden historian, author and freelance lecturer. Her media work includes Channel 4's 'Lost Gardens', Look East (BBC East), guest presenting for Radio 4 and various newspaper commissions including Cambridgeshire Evening News and The Independent on Sunday. Recent publications include 'Garden Gnomes' and 'Allotments' for Shire, 'A Crocodile in the Fernery: An A-Z of Animals in the Garden', and 'Virgins Weeders and Queens: A History of Women in the Garden'. She is currently working on with Mike Brown on a second wartime gardening book, 'Dig For Victory - Gardens & Gardening in Wartime Britain', due to be published by Sabrestorm in 2010. Twigs lives in Cambridge.