Peg Aloi

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Troy, NY
Gardening, Color Symbolism And Design, Aromatherapy
  • Peg has been running her own fine gardening business, Albion Gardens, in upstate NY since 2010.
  • She earned a certificate in horticulture from the Berkshire Botanical Garden in 2019.
  • Peg is also a certified aromatherapist interested in herbalism and perfumery and has written about these topics for several publications.


In addition to writing for House Digest, Peg is a gardening expert for the home-centric site The Spruce. She has been a freelance writer for many years, and her work has appeared in a wide array of print and online publications, including The Boston Phoenix, The Herb Quarterly, The Herb Companion, Time, Refinery29, InStyle, and more. She also taught for several years at Emerson College and SUNY New Paltz. She has co-edited two scholarly anthologies, is editing a third, and is writing a book. She is also a senior film and TV critic for The Arts Fuse.


Peg received a B.A. from SUNY Geneseo in both dramatic arts and English, and earned her MFA in English with a focus in film from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
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