Loewer, (Henry) Peter

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LOEWER, (Henry) Peter

LOEWER, (Henry) Peter. American, b. 1934. Genres: Horticulture, Homes/Gardens, Young adult fiction, Illustrations, Natural history. Career: Freelance artist and writer. Graphos Studio, Asheville, NC, owner and art director, 1963-. Upper Delaware, art director, 1979-80; Sullivan County Democrat, editor, 1979-81; Warwick Photo Advertiser, production manager, 1983-86. Host of The Wild Gardener for Asheville's public broadcasting station, WCQS. Illustrator, with work in permanent collection at Carnegie-Mellon University. Publications: The Indoor Water Gardener's How-to Handbook, 1973; Bringing the Outdoors In, 1974, 2nd ed, 1988; Seeds and Cuttings, 1975; Growing and Decorating with Grasses, 1977; Growing Plants in Water, 1980; Evergreens: A Guide for Landscape, Lawn, and Garden, 1981; The Month-by-Month Garden Almanac, 1983; Gardens by Design, 1986; The Annual Garden, 1988; American Gardens, 1988; A Year of Flowers, 1989; A World of Plants: The Missouri Botanical Garden, 1989; Letters to Sarah (juvenile), 1989; The Indoor Window Garden, 1990; The Inside-Out Stomach (juvenile), 1990; The Wild Gardener, 1991; Tough Plants for Tough Places, 1991; (with A. Halpin) Secrets of the Great Gardeners: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1991; The Evening Garden, 1992; The New Small Garden, 1994; Thoreau's Garden, 1996; Seeds, 1996; The Winter Garden, 1998. EDITOR: (and photographer) Taylor's Guide to Annuals, 1986; Garden Ornaments, 1987; Ornamental Grasses, 1988. Illustrator of books by A.E. Simmons, B. Miles. Address: c/o Dominick Abel, 146 W 82nd St, New York, NY 10024, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]