Richard Allen has been a writer for more than 30 years and has written on a wide variety of subjects for The Australian Financial Review, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Good Weekend, Sunday Telegraph (UK) and BRW. Together, Richard and Kim have collaborated on several books, including Australia's Remarkable Trees and Great Properties of Country Victoria: The Western District's Golden Age. Kimbal Baker has photographed everything from society weddings to hundred-year-old vineyards but gardens remain his passion. His images have been featured in many Australian and overseas publications, and he has worked for various Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Australian Consolidated Press (ACP) publications. Kim also photographed Grand Melbourne Gardens, written with David Wilkinson.