Richie Steffen is curator of the Miller Botanical Garden in Seattle. Sue Olsen runs a fern nursery in the US and is author of the award-winning Timber Press book, Encylopedia of Garden Ferns.
"Sure to get you down on your hands and knees." --New York Times
"Their abundant expertise is evident in the detailed descriptions...visually, the book is stunning." --Garden Design
"All the knowledge these two fern fanciers accumulated over their years of study are beautifully presented in The Plant Lover's Guide to Ferns." --Seattle Times
"This slim volume offers the pteridomaniac just the right amount of inspiration and information to keep them on track." --Pacific Horticulture
"If you live in Western Washington and you like plants, you need this book. . . . I am so inspired that I intend to fill a single large container with my favorite fern--as soon as I can decide which fern in this book is my favorite." --The Daily News
"Don't dare open this book unless you are ready to fall in love...Steffen and Olsen have produced a lush, user-friendly book, replete with obvious expertise and a shared love for their subject." --Hardy Fern Foundation Quarterly
"This is a book that is not just for fern lovers, but also for those who want to use the rich tapestry of foliage, color, and texture of ferns to great effect in the garden." --Pteridologist Review