The authors recommend a selection of classic and new fern cultivars. They focus on designing with ferns in a range of garden settings and combining them with companion plants. The Plant Lover's Guide to Ferns includes an extensive plant list with 100 of the top-performing varieties, inspiring photography and a useful list of the best places to see and buy ferns.
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, Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns.