The Planthunter: Truth, Beauty, Chaos, and Plants

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Timber Press (OR)
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8.4 X 1.1 X 11.1 inches | 3.3 pounds
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About the Author

Georgina Reid is a highly respected Australian garden writer and commentator. With a background in landscape design, horticulture, and journalism, she's the editor and creative director of The Planthunter online magazine. Revered for its insightful, engaging, and inspiring content, The Planthunter has grown a broad international audience since launching in 2013. Georgina also contributes to a range of design publications and lectures regularly on the benefits, beauty, and importance of connecting with plants and nature.


"Chockablock with gorgeous images and thoughtful profiles of fellow plant devotees...readers will find it hard not to get caught up in Reid's enthusiasm for all things botanical, and her enthralling stories, combined with Daniel Shipp's vibrant nature photography, will appeal to both gardening junkies and neophytes." --Publishers Weekly

"A collection of unusual gardens and their makers... well-chosen photographs." --The Art Newspaper

"The Planthunter is for those who seek not specimen plants but a place to question the culture of people and plants. It is...a new thing that combines a do-it-yourself design ethos with deep horticultural knowledge." --Landscape Architecture Magazine

"We already have more than enough books that tell us how to make gardens for the complacent, expensive outdoor garden rooms for thoughtless leisure, gardens to establish social status. What is different about the garden makers in this book is their focused intention and their thoughtfulness... All [of Reid's] company of gardeners think about their gardens as an intrinsic part of their lives. [The Planthunter is] a book with a message for our troubled times." --Federal Twist

"A creative collaboration... intensely honest." --The American Gardener

"So good. You owe it to yourself to get this book." --The Danger Garden

"From street gardens in Los Angeles to grand country estates in Australia, the soulful photos and considered essays are sure to inspire and inform." --California Home Design

"A book for any gardener who finds the person behind a garden as fascinating as the plants within it...a continually interesting read." --Horticulture