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Bob Lilly, another of the original designers of the internationally acclaimed Northwest Perennial Alliance Borders, is a garden writer and lecturer who works as a plant broker selling perennials to wholesale growers. He also creates display gardens for flower shows in the Northwest.
With years of experience in plant retail, design, and growth, Bob is a botanical expert who furthers his knowledge through trips to gardens across the world. He was Volunteer of the Year in 2008 for the Arboretum Foundation of Seattle, and won the Gold Award for Technical Writing from the Garden Writers Association in 2008.
Bob has performed lectures on a variety of topics for the Hardy Plant Society of Washington, the Professional Photographers Association in Columbus, Ohio, and local garden groups in the Seattle area.
When he is not dealing with plants, Bob enjoys reading, traveling, film, photography, drawing, and impressionistic art.
Books by Bob Lilly
Perennials: The Gardener's Reference by Susan Carter, Carrie Becker, and Bob Lilly