Peggy Riccio

Peggy Riccio

Experience

Peggy Riccio is a horticulturist and professional garden communicator. For 30 years, she wrote for gardening magazines on a variety of topics. Six years ago, she created pegplant.com, an online resource for gardening in the DC metro area. In addition to writing for her own website, Peggy publishes Pegplant's Post, a gardening newsletter. On Facebook, she created a group called Culinary Herbs and Spices.

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