Debra Prinzing

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Slow Flowers

Slow Flowers

Four Seasons of Locally Grown Bouquets from the Garden, Meadow and Farm

By Debra Prinzing | Photography by Debra Prinzing
St. Lynn's Press, February 2013

The slow food movement (with its hundreds of thousands of members and supporters) has changed our relationship with the foods in our lives. Now the slow flower movement is changing the way we think about cut flowers: Yes, we’d all prefer fresh, fragrant flowers in our bouquets, not the chemical-laden lifeless blooms flown in from afar – but what to do in those seasons when not much is growing locally?

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50 Mile Bouquet

The 50 Mile Bouquet

Seasonal, Local and Sustainable Flowers

By By Debra Prinzing | Photography by David E. Perry
St. Lynn's Press, April 2012

Most flowers on the market today are imported, mass-produced and chemical-laden. The 50 Mile Bouquet introduces some of the innovative voices of the dynamic new Slow Flower movement: the organic flower farmers, the sustainably-motivated floral designers…and the flower enthusiasts who are increasingly asking, Where and how were my flowers grown, and who grew them?

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Stylish Sheds

Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways

Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways

By Debra Prinzing | Photography by William Wright
Clarkson Potter/Random House, 2008

In today’s sheds, cobwebs have been replaced by lace curtains, rusty equipment with charming antiques, and corrugated walls with cedar shingles and window boxes. As artists’ studios, writers’ nooks, or yoga rooms, sheds have become the perfect place to pursue personal passions. They offer a hassle-free and affordable way to create more space — perfect […]

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The Abundant Garden

The Abundant Garden

A celebration of color, texture and blooms.

By Debra Prinzing; photography by Barbara J. Denk
Cool Springs Press, 2005

Enter the world of The Abundant Garden and you’ll enjoy the journey through a verdant, textured environment populated by common and uncommon trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, perennials, grasses, and bulbs. You’ll travel along thoughtfully placed paths, as well as walkways that have evolved in a happenstance manner. You’ll enter secluded grottoes and courtyards that […]

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WA and OR Gardener's Guide

Washington & Oregon Gardener’s Guide

Proven Plants for Inspired Gardens

By Debra Prinzing & Mary Robson
Cool Springs Press, 2005

Debra Prinzing and Mary Robson combine their talents to share their years of garden wisdom and experience to help readers plan, plant, and maintain a beautiful and healthy garden. This book is filled with the authors’ personal recommendations of plants that thrive here in the Northwest, presented in a concise, helpful format.

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PNW Garden Survival Guide

The Pacific Northwest Garden Survival Guide

By Debra Prinzing
Fulcrum Publishing, 2004

The Pacific Northwest Garden Survival Guide contains information, ideas, and inspiration for cultivating a Northwest garden in a changing environment. Debra tackles each regional concern with a measure of pragmatism, offering quick tips help you solve gardening problems, address design challenges, and choose plants that will flourish in your landscape.

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NW Gardeners Resource

The Northwest Gardeners’ Resource Directory – 9th ed.

Created by Stephanie Feeney, Edited by Debra Prinzing
Sasquatch Books, 2002

Serious gardeners know that this is the definitive sourcebook for anyone obsessed with gardening and all its pleasures. Affectionately called the “Yellow Pages for Gardeners,” the ninth edition of The Northwest Gardeners’ Resource Directory builds on a solid foundation that’s rooted in every aspect of gardening, garden touring, horticulture, and landscape design resources in our […]

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