"Beautifully illustrated with full-page color plates
. A terrific guide.
” (Reference and Research Book News
)"Beautifully illustrated with full-page color plates. A terrific guide."
(Reference and Research Book News
Even apart from its gorgeous photography, which will make you
want to eat the plants, the book has much to offer. (Jim McCausland Sunset Magazine Fresh Dirt Blog
If you think deer are dear, but not necessarily in your garden, you may want to consult Ruth Clausen's new book. (Katherine Pacchiana The Daily Cortlandt
Ruth Rogers Clausen's book "50 Beautiful Deer Resistant Plants" is simply the best book I have read on this subject. (Bruce Zimmerman Open-Line Gardening Show
I loved all the great suggestions in this book. Clausen includes plants for all landscape areas and the selections provide for varied and interesting plantings. (Kathryn Brown East Oregonian
I especially like… Clausen’s deer-resistance ratings. (Jan Riggenbach Omaha World-Herald
As an experienced plantswoman, Ruth Rogers Clausen understands the balance between keeping deer out of gardens and fencing gardeners in. (Jodi Torpey The Denver Post
Using Clausen’s hand-picked varieties, it would be hard to fail at creating a cohesively designed deer-resistant garden that is a pleasure to spend time in. (Genevieve Schmidt Christian Science Monitor
An exceedingly helpful resource, expertly researched and written by the respected writer Ruth Rogers Clausen (Susan Harris Garden Rant
I highly recommend 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants
for every gardener who battles bambi on a regular basis. (Deborah Roberts Garden of Possibilities blog
"This visually appealing. practical, authoratative book is highly recommended for gardeners in deer country who would like to have a beautiful garden without fencing as their only solution." (Sue O'Brien Library Journal
"This visually appealing, practical, authoratative book is highly recommended for gardeners in deer country who would like to have a beautiful garden without fencing as their only solution." (Sue O'Brien Library Journal
About the Author
Ruth Rogers Clausen's Perennials for American Gardens
(Random House, 1989) received the 1990 Quill and Trowel Award from the Garden Writers Association. She has also written for the American Garden
guide series: Perennial Gardening
with the New York Botanical Garden, Annual Gardening
with the Missouri Botanical Garden, and Trees
with the Chicago Botanic Garden. Her Dreamscaping
was published by Hearst Books. Former horticulture editor for Country Living Gardener
magazine, she has also contributed to Country Gardens
, and Organic Gardening
Ruth was trained in horticulture at Studley College in England, and received her M.S. in botany from Kent State University. Since 1976, she has freelanced as a teacher, lecturer, and author in the U.S. and Canada.
Ruth serves on the advisory committee for the School of Professional Horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden where she is also a member of the corporation. She is a member of the advisory council for the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, and she often serves as a judge at flower shows.
She gardens in Westchester County, New York, where deer abound.
Noted garden, nature, and landscape photographer Alan L. Detrick resides with his wife and business partner, Linda, in Glen Rock, New Jersey. His award-winning work has appeared worldwide in major publications including Audubon, Garden Design, Horticulture, Modern Maturity, Natural History, Reader's Digest, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and Sunset.
An experienced instructor, Alan has lectured and led photography workshops for professional organizations and public gardens including the American Horticultural Society, the Garden Club of America, the Garden Writers Association, The New York Botanical Garden, Chanticleer Garden, Brookside Gardens, and Longwood Gardens. In addition to owning a stock photography agency, Alan and Linda also provide photographic services for landscape architects and garden designers. In 2005 they were honored as Fellows of the Garden Writers Association. Their Web site address is www.alandetrick.com.