Story Ideas

The Sunset Western Garden Book

Sunset Western Garden Book, available February 2012, is the go-to guide for all things plant-related in the West.


This spring Oxmoor House will release The New Sunset Western Garden Book (Feb. ’12), the gardening bible Western gardeners have depended on for 80 years. Completely updated, redesigned and featuring brand-new elements, this ninth edition includes 2,000 full color photographs and a 9,000-plant encyclopedia, an enhanced “Plant Finder” searchable by zipcode and climate zone (with 1,000 new plants), and the latest knowledge on issues like climate change and water conservation. And for forward-thinking gardeners, Sunset’s editors offer up creative gardening projects and ideas, all in a new, more durable flexible binding.

With its finger on the pulse of the hottest trends in gardening, the pages of this book are chock full of inspiring story ideas. A few of our favorites include:


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