The Northwest Gardens of Lord & Schryver by Val Libby

Lord & Schryver Book Cover

Our new book, The Northwest Gardens of Lord & Schryver by Valencia Libby was recently released. We thank those who provided valuable behind-the-scenes contributions who helped with photo sourcing, researching, proofing, and editing as well as those who provided much needed financial and moral support.

Special appreciation goes to the staff at the Oregon State University Press who expertly guided us through this process. The 256-page book includes over 150 breathtaking B&W and color images.

Order now from OSU Press, Amazon, or pick up at a Gaiety Hollow, or a Book Bin store in Corvallis or in Salem.

Lord & Schryver Conservancy Monographs

Essentials of Landscape Architecture​
A reproduction of a series of nine articles written by Lord & Schryver for the Oregonian in 1932. The focus is on their garden design principles as applied to an urban lot. Beautifully illustrated with Edith Schryver’s pen and ink drawings.

Influences Find Expression
Includes details of the formative years, design influences, and professional life and legacy of Lord & Schryver. Based on extensive original research, and illustrated with rare photographs, this informative history also includes a detailed guide to the plant combinations favored by these two pioneering garden designers. 

$10 each plus S/H if mail ordering.​ To order, email

Essentials of Landscape Architecture
Influences Find Expression

Lord & Schryver Conservancy Note Cards

Pen and ink illustrations by local artist Bonnie Hull. Notecard collections include a set of 4 different drawings on 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ fine card stock with 4 envelopes.

Each set is $10. To order, email Please indicate your preference.

  • Collection 1: Gate
  • Collection 2: Camellia
Notecards 1

Collection 1: Gate 

Notecards 2

Collection 2: Camellia