William H. Frederick, jr.
William H. Frederick, Jr., a professional landscape architect, a preservationist, and a painter, is the author of two previous books, 100 Great Garden Plants and The Exuberant Garden and the Controlling Hand. He has been a garden advocate at Winterthur, which awarded him the Henry Francis du Pont Award for Garden Design. Frederick has also served on the boards of Longwood Gardens and Callaway Gardens. In 2005 he received the Royal Horticultural Society’s Veitch Memorial Gold Medal.