Ruth Rogers Clausen has written many books and has also contributed articles to several magazines. A former horticulture editor for Country Living Gardener magazine, she often also serves as a judge at flower shows.
"This visually appealing, practical, authoritative book is highly recommended for gardeners in deer country who would like to have a beautiful garden without fencing as their only solution." --Library Journal starred review
"Take her tips, and you just might convince the deer to eat at a restaurant down the street." --Good House Keeping "Even apart from its gorgeous photography, which will make you want to eat the plants, the book has much to offer." --Fresh Dirt Blog "An exceedingly helpful resource, expertly researched and written by the respected writer Ruth Rogers Clausen." --Garden Rant "Using Clausen's hand-picked varieties, it would be hard to fail at creating a cohesively designed deer-resistant garden that is a pleasure to spend time in." --Christian Science Monitor "As an experienced plantswoman, Ruth Rogers Clausen understands the balance between keeping deer out of gardens and fencing gardeners in." --The Denver Post "Ruth Rogers Clausen's book 50 Beautiful Deer Resistant Plants is simply the best book I have read on this subject." --Open-Line Gardening Show Four Star Review "Finally here's a wise, inspiring, and easy-to-use resource for landowners and gardeners who are fortunate enough to love in deer country. . . . a gardener who follows Clausen's advice can create stress-reducing gardens that give year-round pleasure." --Virginia Wildlife Magazine "Ruth Rogers Clausen's Timber Press book, 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants, offers gardeners a great way to landscape without concern for deer damage." --Virginian-Pilot "I loved all the great suggestions in this book. Clausen includes plants for all landscape areas and the selections provide for varied and interesting plantings." --East Oregonian "Overall, I'd highly recommend this book to all deer-plagued gardeners, from those who are just beginning to those who are advanced. Anyone tired of the never-ending battle with the deer needs to have this book by their side!" --GossipintheGarden.com "Ruth Clausen is one of the best-known names in garden writing, and a trusted source for the most in-depth and reliable information." --Real Dirt Radio