Jim Wilson earned a B.S. in agriculture from the University of Missouri and has been active in home and commercial horticulture for more than 60 years. He has visited home and public gardens in many countries and in the U.S. He has lived and gardened in nine different states, coast to coast. Wilson spent 13 years in garden television. He was a co-host on The Victory Garden, PBS, and on Home and Garden TV's Great Gardeners. He currently lives in Columbia, Missouri.