Dan heims

Great Books for Gardeners

– Posted in: Garden Adventures

Santa, baby, are you listening? Bring me some reading material to curl up with. Literary nonfiction would be lovely---such as all those books I've enjoyed by Susan Orlean, Scott Calhoun, Amy Stewart, and Diane Ackerman. I'll take a great garden reference tome, too, like The American Meadow Garden by John Greenlee and GGW regular contributor/ace photographer Saxon Holt.  I'd also be thrilled by one [...]

Take 10: Q & A with Dan Heims

– Posted in: Garden Design

Welcome to Take 10, our new interview series with great gardeners. We're starting off with a horticultural dynamo by the name of Dan Heims, President of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc. and introducer of many outstanding cultivars of heucheras, heucherellas, and other exciting perennials. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the man behind the plants. 1. What [...]