Known to millions through his internationally best-selling wine books, Hugh Johnson is also among the world’s leading writers on gardening and trees. Johnson is the author of numerous books including the annual Pocket Wine Book, The World Atlas of Wine, Hugh Johnson’s Gardening Companion, and A Life Uncorked (UC Press).
Combining gorgeous photography with friendly, authoritative writing. . . .A coffeetable book that will actually be read.” - Martha Stewart Living
“Beautifully illustrated – a magnificent magnolia, romantic plane trees in Languedoc, larches in the Dolomites. Informative and opinionated text by Johnson. . . is just as enjoyable:” - Shelf Awareness
“Informative book. . . . Highly recommended.” - Choice
This compendium of more than 600 important trees is truly a celebration of the largest plant forms on earth.” - Marilyn K. Alaimo, Current Books On Gardening And Botany
‘This lavish and soulful (now that’s an excellent pairing!) book will have you dreaming of strawberry trees and dove trees and fringe trees. “ - New York Times Book Review
“Not just an excellent research resource but a breathtakingly beautiful tribute. And what a wide variety of trees! And what splendid global examples!” - Toronto Globe & Mail
“The equivalent of a course in arboriculture for the amateur gardener and landscape professional.” - Washington Post Book World