Synopses & Reviews
From street gardens in Los Angeles to grand country estates in Australia, The Planthunter is a visceral and immersive exploration of the exceptional and ordinary ways people around the world find purpose and connection through the act of gardening. All the featured gardeners are committed to the cultivation of the earth and the human spirit. They’re landscape architects, artists, garden designers, plant collectors, wanderers, big thinkers, florists, and writers. The Planthunter is for the plant curious, the plant killer, the plant lover, and everyone in between. Jam-packed with soulful stories and hundreds of eye-opening photographs, this must-read will inspire contemplation, curiosity, care, and action.
"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
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.
Georgina Reid on PowellsBooks.Blog
I had a phone call the other day from an old acquaintance. We talked for a while about my work before he said, “You know, George, you’re really putting yourself out there. You are way out beyond the breakers.” The phrase — "beyond the breakers" — is an Australian way of saying someone is existing on the edge of things...