House & Garden
Everything you might want to know.The Washington Post
Absolutely fabulous.The New York Times
A must.Flower Grower
A book of unusual value, a standard work which will hold its place for many years on the shelves of libraries, of horticulturalists, and of home gardeners alike.Boston Sunday Globe
Dr. Donald Wyman, whose manifold and superb horticultural qualifications cannot be surpassed in this country, has now come to our rescue with an excellent compilation of plants and cultural advice in a single volume.
Russell J. Siebert former Director of Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania It represents a masterpiece of knowledge gained from intimate association with plants through a lifetime of experience. The entire book expresses the wide experience and personal knowledge of one of America's finest plantsmen and horticulturalists.
Dr. George S. Avery former Director, Brooklyn Botanic Garden The most broadly conceived and magnificently organized one-volume gardening and horticultural reference book that I have ever had the pleasure of using.
An excellent source on gardening.
About the Author
was the horticulturalist at Harvard University's Arnold Arboretum for thirty-three years and is now horticulturalist emeritus. A former president and director of the American Horticultural Society, he has received the highest horticultural awards available to an American in Great Britain and the United States, including the George Robert White Medal from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, the Liberty Hyde Bailey gold medal from the American Horticultural Society, the Veitch Medal from the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Medal of Honor from the Garden Club of America. The author of Trees for American Gardens, Shrubs and Vines for American Gardens, The Saturday Morning Gardener,
and Ground Cover Plants,
Dr. Wyman lives in Weston, Massachusetts.