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Designing with Grasses

by Neil Lucas Timber Press (April 21, 2011)

Designing with Grasses shows gardeners not just what grasses are available, but how to design with grasses in different settings, including meadows, lawns, green roofs, and more. Design ideas are supported by...

The Layered Garden

by David L. Culp, Adam Levine & Rob Cardillo Timber Press (October 16, 2012)

“Gardenmaking, in its finest form, is a celebration of life and of love. David and his book epitomize this.” —Lauren Springer Ogden

Brandywine Cottage is David Culp's beloved two-acre Pennsylvania garden...

Growing the Midwest Garden

by Edward Lyon Timber Press (April 12, 2016)

Plant selection and garden style are deeply influenced by where we are gardening. To successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener has to know the specifics of the region’s climate,...

The Plant Lover's Guide to Tulips

by Richard Wilford Timber Press (April 08, 2015)

Tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs. Available in a huge range of colors and in a wide array of shapes, they’re a mainstay of most spring gardens. They are the focus of festivals worldwide...

Glorious Shade

by Jenny Rose Carey Timber Press (May 16, 2017)

“A practical guide to maintaining a shade garden with a useful calendar of seasonal tasks, plant directory and inspiring design ideas.” —Gardens Illustrated


Shade is one of the most common garden concerns...

Mosaic Garden Projects

by Mark Brody & Sheila Ashdown Timber Press (March 15, 2015)

“This thorough guide to techniques, tools, and materials is filled with expert tips and tricks. The detailed project instructions will inspire you to make your own mosaicked mark on the landscape.” —Lorene...

Gardens of the High Line

by Piet Oudolf & Rick Darke Timber Press (July 04, 2017)

“If you can't get to the High Line. . . this is the next best thing.” —The Washington Post


Before it was restored, the High Line was an untouched, abandoned landscape overgrown with wildflowers. Today...

Sowing Beauty

by James Hitchmough Timber Press (April 19, 2017)

“A hopeful and expansive book for the gardener who sees a field as a canvas.” —Publishers Weekly 

James Hitchmough is well-regarded in the design world for his exuberant, colorful, and flower-filled meadows....

Plants with Style

by Kelly Norris Timber Press (February 08, 2016)

“A love letter to plants…that oozes enthusiasm.” —The English Garden

Why settle for lackluster gardens filled with dull, ho-hum plants? In this spirited, provocative book, plant guru Kelly Norris calls...

Garden Flora

by Noel Kingsbury Timber Press (October 05, 2016)

“A beautifully illustrated reference book covers the origins, ecology and history of popular garden plants.” —Shelf Awareness

The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years...

Beautiful No-Mow Yards

by Evelyn Hadden Timber Press (May 17, 2012)

 “A compelling rationale for ignoring the siren song of the ‘perfect’ lawn, and step-by-step instructions for creating easy-care, planet-friendly patches of paradise.” —Fine Gardening


In Beautiful...

A Tapestry Garden

by Ernie O'Byrne, Marietta O'Byrne & Doreen Wynja Timber Press (April 26, 2018)

“This is a love story about a couple and their relationship with an acre-and-a-half of land. . . with exceptional plant descriptions that read like character references for old friends. . . . beautiful photographs...

Concrete Garden Projects

by Camilla Arvidsson & Malin Nilsson Timber Press (November 04, 2011)

For gardeners and backyard do-it-yourselfers, concrete is a revelation. It's durable, weatherproof, impossible to steal, and it provides much-needed insulation for outdoor plants. Concrete weathers beautifully,...

Armitage's Vines and Climbers

by Allan M. Armitage Timber Press (December 13, 2011)

“Climbing plants are hugely underrated—this book with its lively expression of deep knowledge should encourage everyone to grow more of them.” —Noël Kingsbury 

Climbing plants constitute a huge, and...

50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants

by Ruth Rogers Clausen & Alan L. Detrick Timber Press (May 31, 2011)

“Take Clausen's tips, and you just might convince the deer to eat at a restaurant down the street.” —Good House Keeping

Are deer destroying your garden? There is a solution, and it doesn’t involve fencing,...


by Christopher Woods Timber Press (September 25, 2018)

“An extraordinary collection of 21st-century gardens that will arouse wanderlust… Whether you are a garden globetrotter or an armchair explorer, this book is definitely one to add to your collection.”...

The Art of Gardening

by R. William Thomas Timber Press (October 15, 2015)

“Delightful!” —The New York Times Book Review

Discover a world of beauty and creativity! Chanticleer has been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America. It is a place...

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

by Graham Rice Timber Press (January 24, 2012)

In this book you'll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You'll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture...

Hot Color, Dry Garden

by Nan Sterman Timber Press (April 26, 2018)

“Eye-popping proof that water-wise gardens are bold, beautiful and brilliantly hued.” —San Diego Home and Garden

Dry weather defines the southwest, and it's getting dryer. As water becomes more precious,...

Hypertufa Containers

by Lori Chips Timber Press (July 31, 2018)

“A complete guide to designing, making and planting hypertufa troughs.”—North American Rock Garden Society

Hypertufa containers—also known as troughs—are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for...

Gardening Under Lights

by Leslie F. Halleck Timber Press (July 10, 2018)

“If you want to grow plants indoors, you need this book.” —Niki Jabbour, author and staff writer at savvygardening.com

Gardening Under Lights is a highly-detailed, accessible guide for seed starters,...

The Beginner's Guide to Starting a Garden

by Sally Roth Timber Press (February 08, 2017)

“Learn how to spend fewer hours and less money on revamping the garden.” —The English Garden


The prospect of revamping your yard can be daunting. Where do you start? How do all the areas come together...


by Noel Kingsbury & Jo Whitworth Timber Press (September 24, 2013)

There is no harbinger of spring like a field or garden filled with bright yellow daffodils. But the world of the daffodil is much more than just its place in the march of the seasons. It’s a plant whose history...

The Bold Dry Garden

by Johanna Silver & Marion Brenner Timber Press (October 05, 2016)

“For those of you—and your numbers are growing—gardening in drought-stricken parts of the country, The Bold Dry Garden will quench your thirst for inspiration.” —New York Times Book Review

Ruth Bancroft...

Gardening for Butterflies

by The Xerces Society Timber Press (March 15, 2016)

“No matter the size or shape of your growing area, this will guide you through creating a butterfly-friendly space.” —Mother Earth News

Welcome the world’s most exquisite visitors to your garden! Gardening...


by Kristin Green Timber Press (February 26, 2014)

“Thrifty gardeners take note: the bucks saved on plant purchases will pay back the purchase price of Plantiful with dividends.” —Tovah Martin, author of The Unexpected Houseplant

Whoever coined the phrase...

Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden

by Jessica Walliser Timber Press (February 26, 2014)

“Jessica Walliser lets readers in on the secrets to a garden that buzzes with activity. Her profiles, on the insects that fight pests and the best plants for attracting them, offer clear, practical tips.”...

Native Plants of the Midwest

by Alan Branhagen Timber Press (November 09, 2016)

Native Plants of the Midwest, by regional plant expert Alan Branhagan, features the best native plants in the heartland and offers clear and concise guidance on how to use them in the garden. Plant profiles...

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden

by Tracy DiSabato-Aust Timber Press (February 22, 2017)

“This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice.” —Real Simple

Whether you are a new gardener or a green thumb, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is here to help you successfully plan, plant,...

Gardening with Foliage First

by Karen Chapman & Christina Salwitz Timber Press (January 25, 2017)

Create a foliage-driven garden that dazzles!


Although seductive, flowers, by their fleeting nature, are a fickle base to provide long-lasting gardens with year-round interest. Tackle this problem with the...

Handmade Garden Projects

by Lorene Edwards Forkner Timber Press (June 05, 2012)

Your journey to a made-from-scratch outdoor space starts here.

Transform your yard into a beautifully personalized retreat with 30 step-by-step projects! The finished pieces include creative pathways, unique...

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

by Paul Bonine & Amy Campion Timber Press (December 27, 2017)

A must-have growing guide for gardeners in the Pacific Northwest

A gardener’s plant choices and garden style are inextricably linked to the place they call home. In order to grow a flourishing garden, every...

Free-Range Chicken Gardens

by Jessi Bloom & Kate Baldwin Timber Press (March 21, 2012)

“If your garden fantasies involve chickens, Jessi Bloom is here to make those dreams come true.” —The New York Times

Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape. But you can keep chickens...

The Kitchen Gardener's Handbook

by Jennifer R. Bartley Timber Press (January 27, 2011)

“A mouthwatering picture book.” —Toronto Tasting Notes

No longer content with separating the plants they grow to eat and the plants they grow for beauty, gardeners are discovering the pleasures of incorporating...

Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture

by Katie Jackson & Ellen Blackmar Timber Press (May 04, 2016)

Selected as a Gardens Illustrated Recommended Read

Hand-Built Outdoor Furniture covers twenty step-by-step, fully illustrated projects with hundreds of clear and easy-to-follow photographs. Finished pieces...

Carnivorous Plants

by Nigel Hewitt-Cooper Timber Press (March 25, 2016)

Once known only to collectors, adolescent boys, and fans of the cult film The Little Shop of Horrors, carnivorous plants are poised to be the next big trend in home gardening. They provide striking architectural...

The Aromatherapy Garden

by Kathi Keville Timber Press (April 27, 2016)

“Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant

Fragrant plants can be...


by Noel Kingsbury & Piet Oudolf Timber Press (February 16, 2016)

“Indispensable.” —The New York Times Book Review

Piet Oudolf’s gardens—unique combinations of long-lived perennials and woody plants that are rich in texture and sophisticated in color—are breathtaking...