Kyle Valentini lives and gardens in the village of Parral, in Tuscarawas Co., with a family that includes daughter Francesca and an assortment of overly domesticated, spoiled pets of both the four and two legged variety. She is the local editor for the Tuscarawas edition of The Bargain Hunter. She is active in numerous organizations including the Historic Canal Dover Association and the Tuscarawas County Heritage Home Association. She is an avid supporter of the arts in addition to being an artist. She is excited to share her love of gardening and her approaches to it with readers.