Books by ASLA Members

Plants, Trees, and Flowers

Books by ASLA Members

Books by ASLA Members

Guides for how to plant and maintain plants, trees, and flowers in different landscapes.
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American plants for American gardens

American Plants for American Gardens / Edith A. Roberts and Elsa Rehmann (Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1996).

Aquatic plants of Pennsylvania

Aquatic Plants of Pennsylvania : A Complete Reference Guide / Timothy A. Block and Ann Fowler Rhoads (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011).


Coleus : Rainbow Foliage for Containers and Gardens / Ray Rogers (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2008).

Dirr's encyclopedia of trees and shrubs

Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs / Michael A. Dirr (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2011).

Dirr's trees and shrubs for warm climates

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates : An Illustrated Encyclopedia / Michael A. Dirr (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2002).

The encyclopedia of container plants

The Encyclopedia of Container Plants : More than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners / Ray Rogers (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2010).

Hydrangeas for American gardens

Hydrangeas for American Gardens / Michael A. Dirr (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2004).

Landscaping on the new frontier

Landscaping on the New Frontier : Waterwise Design for the Intermountain West / Susan E. Meyer (Logan : Utah State University Press, 2009).

Manual of woody landscape plants

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants : Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation, and Uses / Michael A. Dirr (Champaign, Ill. : Stipes Pub., 2009).

Oklahoma native plants

Oklahoma Native Plants: A Guide to Designing Landscapes to Attract Birds and Butterflies / Connie Scothorn with Brian Patric (Oklahoma City : The RoadRunner Press, 2019).

Plants in Design

Plants in Design: A Guide to Designing with Southern Landscape Plants / Brad E. Davis and David Nichols (Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2021).

The plants of Pennsylvania

The Plants of Pennsylvania : An Illustrated Manual / Timothy A. Block (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007).

Pots in the garden

Pots in the Garden : Expert Design and Planting Techniques / Ray Rogers (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2007).

The reference manual of woody plant propagation

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation : From Seed to Tissue Culture : A Practical Working Guide to the Propagation of over 1100 Species, Varieties, and Cultivars / Michael A. Dirr and Charles W. Heuser, Jr. (Cary, N.C. : Varsity Press, 2006).

The southern California native flower garden

The Southern California Native Flower Garden : A Guide to Size, Bloom, Foliage, Color and Texture / Susan Van Atta (Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2009).

Tiny Taxonomy

Tiny Taxonomy: Individual Plants in Landscape Architecture / Rosetta S. Elkin (Actar, 2017).

Trees in the urban landscape

Trees in the Urban Landscape : Site Assessment, Design, and Installation / Peter J. Trowbridge and Nina L. Bassuk (Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, 2004).

Trees of the California landscape

Trees of the California Landscape : A Photographic Manual of Native and Ornamental Trees / Charles R. Hatch (Berkeley : University of California Press, 2007).

Trees of Pennsylvania

Trees of Pennsylvania : A Complete Reference Guide / Ann Fowler Rhoads and Timothy A. Block (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005).

Tropical plant resource

Tropical Plant Resource / Tom Hicks; John Allyn (Hilton Head, S.C. : Lydia Inglett Publishing, 2013).

Up by roots

Up by Roots : Healthy Soils and Trees in the Built Environment / James Urban (Champaign, Ill : International Society of Arboriculture, 2008).

Using plants for stormwater management

Using Plants for Stormwater Management : A Green Infrastructure Guide for the Gulf South / Dana Nunez Brown (Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2013).


Viburnums : Flowering Shrubs for Every Season / Michael A. Dirr (Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2007).

Wild and Rare

Wild and Rare: Tracking Endangered Species in the Upper Midwest / Adam Regn Arvidson (St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2018).

Wildflowers of Tennessee

Wildflowers of Tennessee / Jack B. Carman (Tullahoma, Tenn. : Highland Rim Press, 2001).

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