Books on Trees

Resource Books on Trees and Urban Forests

Sam Benvie, Encyclopedia of North American Trees, Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY, 2000

Jean Shinoda Bolen, Like a Tree – How Trees, Women and Tree People Can Save the Planet, Conari Press, San Francisco Press, San Francisco, CA 2011

Marie-France Boyer, Tree-Talk, Memories, Myths and Timeless Customs, Thames and Hudson, Inc, London, 1996

Mike Buffin, The Complete Guide to Planting and Growing Trees, Hermes House, London, England, 2007

Allen J Coombes, Eyewitness Handbook of Trees, DK, NY, 1992

Rick Drake & Doug Tallamy, The Living Landscape – Designing for beauty and biodiversity in the home garden, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 2014.

John Fowles and Frank Horvat, The Tree, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1979

John A Grant & Carol L Grant, Trees and Shrubs for Pacific Northwest Gardens, University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA 1943

Stephen Green-Armytage and Dennis Schrader, extraordinary leaves, Firefly Books Ltd, Buffalo, NY, 2008

Fred Hageneder, The Meaning of Trees, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 2005

Peter Harper, The Natural Garden Book – A Holistic Approach to Gardening, Fireside Book, Ny, NY, 1994

Sean Hogan, Trees for All Seasons – Broadleaved Evergreens for Temperate Climates, Timber Press, Inc, Portland, OR 2008

Nancy Ross Hugo and Robert Llewelyn, Seeing Trees – Discovering the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees, Timber Press, Inc, Portland, OR 2011

Nancy Ross Hugo and Robert Llewellyn, Trees Up Close – the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers and seeds, Portland, OR, 2014

Warren David Jacobs and Karen I Shragg, Tree Stories – A Collection of Extraordinary Encounters, SunShine Press Publications, Hygiene, CO 2002

Arthur Lee Jacobson, Trees of Seattle, 2nd Edition,, Seattle, WA,  2006

Arthur Lee Jacobsen, Wild Plants of Greater Seattle, 2nd Edition, , Seattle, WA, 2008

Hugh Johnson, The World of Trees, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2010

Gerald Jonas,The Living Earth Book of North American Trees, Readers Digest Association, Pleasantville, NY, 1993

Jill Jonnes, Urban Forests – A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape,  Penguin Random House, New York, NY 2016

Bruce Kershner and others, National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Trees of North America, Sterling Publishing Company, New York, NY, 2008

Eugene N Kozloff, Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest, University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, 1976

Arthur R Kruckeberg, Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest, University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA 1982

Arthur R Kruckeberg, The Natural History of Puget Sound Country, University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA 1991

Pierre Lieutaghi, Trees – The Balance of Life – The Beauty of Nature, Duncan Baird Publishers, London, England, 2009

Jenny Linford, The Tree – Wonder of the Natural World, Parragon Books Ltd, 2005

Elbert L Little, The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees – Western Region, Knopf, NY, NY, 1980

William Bryant Logan, Oak – The Frame of Civilization, WWW Norton & Co, New York, NY 2005

Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods – Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2008

Richard Louv, The Nature Principle – Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder, Alqonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2011

Ann Lovejoy, Naturalistic Gardening – Reflecting the Planting Patterns of Nature, Sasquatch Books, Seattle, WA 1998

Linda V Mapes, Witness Tree – Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak, Bloomsbury USA, New York, NY, 2017

Brian O Mulligan, Woody Plants in the University of Washington Arboretum Washington Park, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1977

David Nicholson-Lord, The Greening of the Cities, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, London, England, 1987

Thomas Pakenham, In Search of Remarkable Trees, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, UK, 2007

Thomas Pakenham, Meetings with Remarkable Trees, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, GB 1996

Thomas Pakenham, Remarkable Trees of the World, WW Norton & Co, New York, NY 2002

Ghillean Tolmie Prance and Kjell B Samdved, Leaves, Crown Publishers, NY, NY, 1985

Tony and Jennifer Stackhouse, Trees – A Visual Guide, University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, 2008

Sally Roth, Bird-by-Bird Gardening – The Ultimate Guide to Bringing in Your Favorite Birds – Year after Year, Rodale Press, 2006

Keith Rushforth, The Easy Tree Guide – Common Native and Cultivated Trees of the United States and Canada, Falcon Guides, Guilford, CT, 2014

Tony Russell, Catherine Cutler & Martin Walters, The New Encyclopedia of American Trees, Hermes House, London, 2008

City of Seattle Urban Forest Coalition, A City Among the Trees, Oct 1998

Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home, Timber Press Inc.,  Portland OR, updated and expanded edition, 2009

Douglas W Tallamy, Nature’s Best Hope – A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon 2019

Douglas W. Tallamy, The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Trees, Timber Press, Portland, OR 2021

Treepeople with Andy and Katie Lipkis, The Simple Act of Planting a Tree, Tarcher, INC, Los Angeles, CA 1990

Kim E Tripp & J C Raulston, The Year in Trees, Superb Woody Plants for Four-Season Gardens, Timber Press, Portland, OR, 1995

Peter Wohlleben, The Hidden Life of Trees – What They Feel, How They Communicate, Greystone Books, David Suzuki Institute, Vancouver, BC, 2015

Art Wolfe, Trees – Between Earth and Heaven, Earth Aware Edition, 2018

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