Peter Loewer





Peter Loewer



H. Peter Loewer is a writer, graphic artist, photographer, and botanical illustrator who deals with books on natural history, gardening, great gardeners, and science for children.

He graduated from the Albright Art School of the University of Buffalo with a degree in graphics and a minor in art history. Upon graduation he was awarded the Max Beckmann Fellowship to the Brooklyn Museum Art.

In 1973 he wrote the first book on ornamental grasses, Growing and Decorating with Ornamental Grasses, then in 1994 he published the first book on nocturnal flowers for bloom and fragrance, called The Evening Garden. His book, The Wild Gardener, was named one of the best 75 garden books of the 20th Century by the American Horticultural Society. Dealing with
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Average rating: 3.73 · 179 ratings · 24 reviews · 45 distinct works · Similar authors
The Evening Garden: Flowers...

3.44 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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The Moonflower

4.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Thoreau's Garden

3.30 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Loves Me, Loves Me Not: The...

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Seeds: The Definitive Guide...

2.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Pond Water Zoo: An Introduc...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Winter Garden, the - Hc

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1997
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Small-Space Gardening: How ...

3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Jefferson's Garden

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2003
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Tough Plant for Tough Place...

3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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