New England Wild Flower Society has published four books. Three of these were written by William Cullina and one by Arthur Haines.
New England Wild Flower Society Books
on sale at the Garden Shops at Garden in the Woods and Nasami Farm
Flora Novae Angliae, a Manual for the Identification of Native and Naturalized Higher Vascular Plants of New England by Arthur Haines with illustrations by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Gordon Morrison - This robust manual required nine years of research and writing. It includes up-to-date entries on the taxonomy and distribution of approximately 3,500 species of New England Flora; precise distribution information, accurate to the state level, details on unusual plant groups not included in other sources, and tips on recognizing hybrid plants in the field and on distinguishing among similar species.
Growing and Propagating Wildflowers of the United States and Canada by William Cullina - This most complete and authoritative guide to North American wildflowers offers clear and detailed information on growing and propagating 200 genera and 1,000 species of these precious plants. No matter what your level of interest, whether it is to introduce a few plants into your garden or to learn how to propagate them for your self, this book will inspire as well as inform you.
"William Cullina's Growing and Propagating Wildflowers is an indispensable book for people who love wildflowers. Here in one volume is most of what anyone will need to know about growing wildflowers. It is beautifully written and loaded with useful information. It is an inspired effort." Robert G. Breunig, former executive director, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Native Trees, Shrubs, & Vines, A Guide to Using, Growing, and Propagating North American Woody Plants by William Cullina - Written in lively, informative language and illustrated with more than two hundred photographs, this book is a conprehensive reference to almost one thousand native woody plants. An invaluable guide for naturalists, restorationists, nursery owners, landscape architects, and designers as well as gardeners, it points out that ecological gardening offers specific benefits to the individual as well as the environment.
"This is one of those exceedingly rare reference books that you'll find yourself consulting simply for the pleasure of its prose. Hard to believe an authoritative reference to America's trees and shrubs didn't already exist, but know that it does, it's indispensable." Michael Pollan, author of A Botany of Desire
Native Ferns, Moss, & Grasses From Emerald Carpet to Amber Wave: Serene and Sensuous Plants for the Garden by William Cullina - What makes a true garden out of a collection of flowering plants are the ferns, moss, and grasses that are the verdant canvas on which nature paints its portraits. T
hese plants, Cullina says, bring to the garden a level of refinement and sophistication unmatched by any flower.
"There is an elegance to the writing of Bill Cullina that is rarely found in reference books. His distilled prose, I believe, comes from an intimacy with the subject and the palpable affection he possesses for the greater whole. This is yet another great book that Bill has written!" Daniel J.
Hinkley, author of The Explorer's Garden