The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour (Paperback)
The 60 Best Gardens to Visit in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
Timber Press, 9781604694512, 300pp.
Publication Date: July 23, 2014
“Your must-visit list of Northwest gardens is finally organized and illustrated.” —Sunset
Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia have a wealth of top-notch public gardens. In The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour veteran travel writer Donald Olson highlights sixty of the most outstanding options and provides all the information you need to make the most of your visit. This gorgeous and useful guide includes cherished public gardens and a handful of the most groundbreaking nurseries. Packed with memorable stories and stunning photography, it is a fantastic garden tour that only the scenic Pacific Northwest can provide.
About the Author
Donald Olson is a travel writer, novelist, and playwright with a longtime interest in gardens and gardening. His work has appeared in the New York Times, National Geographic, and other national publications, and he is the author of several travel guides. An avid gardener himself, Olson has been exploring the great gardens of Europe and the Pacific Northwest for many years.You can visit his website at donaldstevenolson.com.
Praise For The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour: The 60 Best Gardens to Visit in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia…
“You’ll find not only a fine, concise introductory essay on the history of gardens in our region, but also photos, descriptions and details sure to lure you out to visit gardens new and familiar.” —The Seattle Times
“We’re spoiled by beauty in the Pacific Northwest, and this book proves it. Travel writer Donald Olson offers his take on the 60 best gardens to visit in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.” —425 Magazine
“The book is one that any garden lover should own, and that includes just about anyone with the senses of sight and smell.” —The Oregonian
“A companion for plant lovers and Northwest explorers to revisit for many seasons to come…Olson’s tours are the perfect blend of history, horticulture and a trip to the art gallery.” —The Register-Guard
“A must-see bucket list for gardening aficionados.” —The Daily Astorian