The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials (Paperback)

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Dan Hinkley's quest for distinctive plants has led him on expeditions to China, Korea, Nepal, Chile, and remote areas of North America. The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials presents the most fascinating perennials found during Hinkley's treks around the globe, describes the assets each plant brings to the garden, and explains how it is best cultivated and propagated.

Illustrated with Hinkley's own splendid photographs as well as those of Lynne Harrison, this new paperback edition includes a new preface by the author and a completely updated list of sources for plant material.

About the Author


Daniel J. Hinkley writes for numerous horticultural publications and speakers throughout North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. He has been awarded the Scott Gold Medal, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Award, and the Veitch Memorial Medal, among others. Founder of the original Heronswood Nursery in Kingston, Washington, with his partner, Robert L. Jones, Hinkley now works as a horticultural consultant and the director of Heronswood Garden, owned and operated by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780881929171
ISBN-10: 0881929174
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: February 4th, 2009
Pages: 380
Language: English