Author Amy Ziffer

Amy Ziffer is a garden designer who has worked with residential clients in Connecticut since 1998. She is a former staff editor at Fine Gardening magazine and a Master Gardener. Her freelance work as a garden writer and photographer has appeared in multiple books and magazines. Her most recent book, The Shady Lady’s Guide to Northeast Shade Gardening, was published by the University Press of New England in 2014. She frequently lectures and teaches about gardening across the Northeast.

The Homeowner’s Complete Tree & Shrub Handbook – Book Review

While this book isn't a new release, it's a timeless resource for anyone interested in using more trees and/or shrubs on their property. It covers all the bases, from design considerations to choosing the right plant for the right spot to caring for your trees and shrubs after planting. Plus, there's a beautifully photographed dictionary of trees and shrubs that will have you eager to try new varieties in your own yard. Continue Reading