Denise Wiles Adams is a highly respected historian of ornamental plants and American garden design. She has a Ph.D. in horticulture from The Ohio State University and is a prolific writer and lecturer on topics related to the history of American gardens. She is the author of Restoring American Gardens.

Books in order of publication:

Restoring American Gardens: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom Ornamental Plants, 1640-1940 – 2004

American Home Landscapes – 2013