Born and raised in Ireland, Diana Beresford-Kroeger is a botanist, medical biochemist, agricultural researcher, lecturer, and self-proclaimed "renegade scientist" in the fields of botany, chemistry, horticulture, and indigenous plant medicine. She masterfully brings together all this science and her Celtic spiritual roots to her ongoing research, all of which she shares in her writings. She wrote A Garden for Life, Arboretum America, The Global Forest, and Arboretum Borealis.

Diana Beresford-Kroeger

University of Michigan, 2003 


Diana Beresford-Kroeger, botanist, medical biochemist, and biology researcher, has made it her life mission to convey to the industrial world an understanding of the critical role trees play in maintaining biodiversity and the inter-connectedness of all life on the planet.

Diana Beresford-Kroeger

University of Michigan, 2010


Botanist and medical microbiologist Diana Beresford-Kroeger was inspired to write her fourth book to tell the world about the vital importance of the boreal forests, which ring the northern crown of our planet like a monk's tonsure, she says, the Arctic Circle being the bald spot.

Diana Beresford-Kroeger

Viking Press, 2010


Diana Beresford-Kroeger's bestselling book has the potential to profoundly affect the way we see the natural world.