Roger Phillips

Roger Phillips is an award-winning photographer with a reputation spanning thirty years. He has consistently pioneered the use of colour photography for the reliable identification of natural history subjects and has written more than twenty books dedicated to this purpose including Wild Flowers: Of Britain and Ireland, Vegetables, Mushrooms and Wild Food. He has written and presented two major six-part TV series on gardening for the BBC and Channel 4. He received an MBE for his work on London’s garden squares.

Books in order of publication:

Wild Flowers of Britain: Over a Thousand Species by Photographic Identification – 1977

Trees in Britain, Europe, and North America – 1978

The Random House Book of Trees of North America and Europe: A Photographic Guide to More Than 500 Trees – 1978

Wild Food – 1986

The Random House Book of Roses – 1988

Mushrooms & Other Fungi of Great Britain & Europe – 1989

The Random House Book of Shrubs – 1989

The Random House Book of Bulbs – 1989

Herbs – 1990

The Random House Book of Perennials, Volume 1: Early Perennials – 1991

The Random House Book of Perennials, Volume 2: Late Perennials – 1991

Mushrooms of North America: The Most Comprehensive Mushroom Guide Ever, with Over 1,000 Color – 1991

The Quest for the Rose – 1993

Grasses, Ferns, Mosses & Lichens of Great Britain & Ireland – 1994

The Random House Book of Vegetables – 1994

Salad Plants for Your Garden and How to Grow Them – 1998

The Random House Book of Old Roses – 1998

The Random House Book of Plants for Shade – 1998

The Random House Book of Scented Plants – 1999

The Botanical Garden, Volume I: Trees and Shrubs – 2001

The Botanical Garden, Volume II: Perennials and Annuals – 2002

Annuals and Biennials: The Definitive Reference with Over 1,000 Photographs – 2002

Best Rose Guide: A Comprehensive Selection – 2004

Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America – 2005

Mushrooms – 2006

Vegetables – 2007

Perennials: The Definitive Reference with Over 2,500 Photographs – 2008

Wild Food: A Complete Guide for Foragers – 2014

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