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May 2011

Friday Roundup

May 27, 2011

One of Timber’s publicists, Brian Ridder, has been keeping an eye out for notable links and tips this week. We’re hoping to feature more of his insight on the blog, so without further ado, here’s the list!   Babbs Blog and Book Timber Press author Helen Babbs has a new book coming out in June. […]

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Chelsea Flower Show

May 25, 2011

For those of us outside of the UK, it might have been challenge to go to this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London, taking place this week from May 24th to May 28th. This is one of the world’s most exciting garden shows, and is attended by 157,000 visitors each year. Below I’ve shared some […]

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High-Impact, Low-Carbon Gardening Giveaway

May 24, 2011

Updated to add winner: Congratulations to Loridean for winning our prize! Thanks to everyone for playing. How green is your garden? If you’ve been wanting to explore sustainability and green practices in your gardening, High-Impact, Low-Carbon Gardening by Alice Bowe is the perfect resource for you to expand your knowledge and implement new techniques. We […]

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Mother Earth News Fair Ticket Giveaway!

May 16, 2011

Updated to add winners: Congratulations to Jess, Sue, Cheryl, Terri, and Ron for winning our prizes! Thanks to everyone for playing. We are giving away five pairs of tickets this week to the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington. This exciting event is taking place from Saturday, June 4th to Sunday, June 5th at […]

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Gardening for a Lifetime Now in Paperback!

May 16, 2011

Check back this week to enter to win as we give away two copies of Gardening for a Lifetime! A recent American Horticultural Society Book Award winner, and a favorite of many of our readers, Gardening for a Lifetime: How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older by Sydney Eddison is now available in paperback! […]

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A New Arrival

May 10, 2011

All of us here at Timber would like to send our best wishes to Marketing Associate Chani West-Foyle, who had her baby boy this past weekend. Little Teo and his parents are all healthy and happy.   Congratulations, Chani!

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A Raw Bean’s Best Friend

May 10, 2011

  For a chance to win a copy of The Rancho Gordo Heirloom Bean Grower’s Guide, check back tomorrow on our blog when we give away two books! About a year and a half ago, when I posted about my first Timber photo shoot, I remembered feeling a tad antsy and impatient as I waited […]

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Timber Author Ruth Rogers Clausen at White Flower Farm

May 9, 2011

One of our Timber Press authors, Ruth Rogers Clausen, visited White Flower Farm and spoke with Womanswork owner Dorian Winslow.     Ruth is the author of the upcoming book 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants with photography by Allan L. Detrick. This book will be released in June 2011.   Thanks to Womanswork for the video!

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Hi Everyone!

May 3, 2011

I’m Candice Peaslee and I’ll be taking over the blog while Chani is away on maternity leave. We will all miss her very much while she’s gone and will let you know once the baby arrives. I’m excited to start filling in for her and keeping you all updated on the goings-on here at Timber.

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Tree Recipes

May 2, 2011

­In one of our upcoming books (Handmade Garden Projects), author Lorene Edwards Forkner talks about a childhood memory of turning cotoneaster leaves into confetti—apparently, it works great! While my cotoneaster knowledge came significantly later in life (i.e. last year) the idea got me thinking of my trees-as-toys memories. While I wasn’t too talented or brave when […]

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