Peg Aloi

Peg Aloi
Peg Aloi

Peg Aloi is an experienced gardener and writer whose interests include the folklore of plants and herbs.


  • 10+ years experience working as a professional gardener
  • Formerly a garden designer
  • Writes about plants for the Llewellyn Annuals, and formerly wrote for The Herb Companion and The Herb Quarterly


Peg has worked as a professional gardener in Boston and upstate New York since 2009.  She's worked as a garden designer for public housing and for individual homes and businesses. She has also written about many different kinds of plants in a variety of contexts, from recipes to heirloom orchard fruits. Peg has also given workshops on various gardening topics.


Peg received her certificate in horticulture from the Berkshire Botanical Garden in 2018. 

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