Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

The Complete Homeowner's Guide


By Paul Bonine

By Amy Campion

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A must-have growing guide for gardeners in the Pacific NorthwestA gardener’s plant choices and garden style are inextricably linked to the place they call home. In order to grow a flourishing garden, every gardener must know the specifics of their region’s climate, soil, and geography. Gardening in the Pacific Northwest, by regional gardening experts Paul Bonine and Amy Campion, is comprehensive, enthusiastic, and accessible to gardeners of all levels. It features information on site and plant selection, soil preparation and maintenance, and basic design principles. Plant profiles highlight the region’s best perennials, shrubs, trees, and vines. Color photographs throughout show wonderful examples of Northwest garden style.


  • “Concise, witty, and pertinent content from our region’s most notable horticulturists.” —Daniel J. Hinkley, author, plant collector, and lecturer

    “Useful for libraries in the massive region of the U.S. that extends from the Pacific Northwest coast all the way east to the Rockies.” —Booklist

    “A handy primer to anyone new to Northwest gardening.” —Sunset

    “Covers everything that you would ever need to know about the nuances of gardening in this amazing region we all call home.” —The Oregonian

    “A game changer for so many gardeners in our region, both beginning and experienced.” —Danger Garden

    “Beautiful. . . . if you like what you see here you’ll LOVE the rest of the book!” —Garden Therapy

On Sale
Dec 27, 2017
Page Count
320 pages
Timber Press

Paul Bonine

Paul Bonine

About the Author

Paul Bonine is a garden writer, lecturer, and co-owner of the wholesale and retail specialty plant nursery Xera Plants, in Portland, Oregon. A lifelong plantsman, Paul has worked in the nursery industry for nearly twenty years and has consulted for NPR, the Sunset Western Garden Book, and The Oregonian.

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Amy Campion, author of Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

Amy Campion

About the Author

Amy Campion is a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. She writes for an online tree retailer. She worked at a large wholesale/retail nursery for sixteen years before moving to Oregon, where she is active in the Hardy Plant Society. Campion blogs about gardening at

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