The Nature of Plants

“Encourages each of us to look at plants more thoughtfully and to consider the processes that take place every day that largely go unnoticed. You will better appreciate plants after reading Huegel’s book.”—Nicole Pinson, urban horticulture agent and master gardener coordinator, UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension “Huegel explains plant structure and biology in a manner that … Continue reading The Nature of Plants

Grasses of Florida

“A lasting, monumental, and invaluable work. There is no other treatment that focuses on the grasses of Florida. Provides descriptions and keys that comprehensively cover native and naturalized taxa, waifs, cultivated taxa, and other rarities. Any attempt to understand the grasses of the southeastern U.S. should start here.”—Alan R. Franck, herbarium curator, University of South … Continue reading Grasses of Florida

Flora of Florida, Volume V

Praise for earlier volumes   “An invaluable source. . . . Wunderlin’s guide brings together his years of work with the flora of Florida.”—Choice “An extremely valuable reference for professional biologists, naturalists, natural resource managers, and plant lovers.”—Economic Botany “A monumental undertaking and a definitive and up-to-date treatise on Florida’s dicotyledons. There is a fantastic … Continue reading Flora of Florida, Volume V

Darwin’s Man in Brazil

"A valuable introduction to Fritz Müller, a colorful and important figure in the story of natural history, but someone who has been seriously neglected by historians of science. This volume helps us gain a better understanding not only of Müller’s many contributions but also of the development of Darwin’s ideas about species diversity."--Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis, … Continue reading Darwin’s Man in Brazil

The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape

“Follow this professional gardening advice to end up with a balanced, attractive, easy-to-maintain Florida native garden. It is a gardening book to cherish.”—Roger L. Hammer, author of Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida “Everything you need to know from just getting started to long-term development and maintenance of the native garden of your dreams.”—Troy … Continue reading The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape

Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic, Third Edition

“An extremely valuable book.”—Florida Times-Union “An indispensable book that covers more than 400 Florida trees and plants.”—Miami Herald "A must-have guide."—South Florida Sun-Sentinel "This [book] has been the standard landscape plant manual in the lower South for nearly 30 years....Everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region."—Florida … Continue reading Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic, Third Edition

Crime at Kew: Rare Water Lily Stolen from Gardens

Craig Pittman is an award-winning journalist who writes about environmental issues for Florida's largest newspaper, the Tampa Bay Times. He is the author of Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid,  making him the perfect person to weigh in on the latest botanical scandal, this time across the pond: the theft of an extremely rare water … Continue reading Crime at Kew: Rare Water Lily Stolen from Gardens