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Seeing Trees opens our eyes to a tree's shy magnificence and invites us to deepen our relationship with these earthly treasures.
Seeing Trees opens our eyes to a tree’s shy magnificence and invites us to deepen our relationship with these earthly treasures.
“Vivid, fascinating botanical biographies.”
“A whole new world of tree mystery has opened up.”
“If you love trees, or if you love good photography, you will love this book.”
“A new exciting book.”
“Gorgeous images & observations.”
“You will begin to appreciate trees in a whole new way.”
“Through [Llewellyn’s] lens we take flight with a red maple’s charming helicopterlike seed pods and can almost feel the smooth, muscular, steel-gray bark of an ironwood.”
Nancy Ross Hugo has been combining her love of the outdoors with her love of the written word for more than thirty years, as garden columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, education manager at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, and writer for Virginia Wildlife, Horticulture, and American Forests, among other publications. She is co-author, with Jeff Kirwan, of Remarkable Trees of Virginia (2008) and, in collaboration with photographer Robert Llewellyn, of Seeing Trees (2011), upon which this book is based. Nancy and her husband, John, divide their time between Howardsville and Ashland, Virginia. Visit her at nancyrosshugo.com.
Robert Llewellyn has been photographing plants and landscapes for more than forty years. His photographs have been featured in major art exhibits, and more than thirty books featuring his photography are in print. His book Washington, The Capital was an official diplomatic gift of the White House and State Department. Llewellyn’s previous books, Seeing Trees and Seeing Flowers have both earned glowing reviews; Seeing Trees was chosen as one of the best gardening books of the year by the New York Times. To learn more about Robert Llewellyn and his work, visit www.robertllewellyn.com.
Although I am only about 1/4 way through, the book has opened my eyes to the fine detail of trees and has increased my appreciation of these great beings in our lives.Published 2 months ago by David LaMont
I loved the author's constant and infectious sense of wonder. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys learning and who loves being outdoors. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jay McLaughlin
FABULOUS book, photos and layout are amazing and so beautiful. I can tell how much work and effort went into this product and it shows. A true resource and piece of art!Published 2 months ago by thisisme
Great photos and text. If you know a naturalist or a photographer they would enjoy this book. The author reinforces the point that we see "things" without ever really... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Martha Jones
I am an artist and was looking for close up photography of ginkgo leaves, wanting to draw them realistically.Well, I got accurate ginkgo leaves and more. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Aquaria
I gave this book to my dear friend for Christmas. She is a Master Gardener so she really knows her stuff. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sue
The book is more about botany than what I was expecting.Published 6 months ago by Alana L. Tompkins