Larry Weaner has been creating and managing native landscapes since 1977. He and his firm Larry Weaner Landscape Associates have a national reputation for combining expertise in horticulture, ecological restoration, and garden design. His work at public facilities and private residences throughout the eastern U.S. has received numerous recognitions. In 1990, he founded New Directions in the American Landscape, a conference series with a national following in the landscape profession. He is the co-author of "Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change" (2016), which received the American Horticulture Society Book Award in 2017.