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Mother’s Day gifts for every budget

April 26, 2017

We always plan to make a thoughtful DIY craft or pamper mom with a home spa day, but inevitably spring gets busy, and we have to make some last-minute purchases. Using some of our favorite Timber Press titles for inspiration, we’re made of list of the best gifts for the gardening, plant-loving moms you’re celebrating:

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An interview with Annette Goliti Gutierrez and Mary Gray of Potted

April 26, 2017

“To some extent, part of the DIY code is being able to accomplish something at a reasonable cost.” —Annette Goliti Gutierrez and Mary Gray

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April 13, 2017

Start crafting now!

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Sustainable wildcrafting

April 4, 2017

To determine whether harvesting is appropriate and to ensure that the places where we harvest medicinal plants remain healthy and viable for many generations to come, I encourage you to gain as much understanding as possible of the intricate web of interrelations that keep ecosystems functioning in a healthy way.

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Keep those Mother’s Day flowers

March 30, 2017

Make the thoughtful gift of Mother’s Day flowers last the rest of the year with inspiration from Caitlin Atkinson’s Plant Craft. After enjoying your bouquet in a vase for a few days, clip off your favorite blooms and follow these instructions for an easy, DIY decor makeover. Click on image to enlarge, right-click to download and […]

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DIY concrete vine planter

March 29, 2017

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Calm tummy salve recipe

March 15, 2017

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Afternoon pick me up tea recipe

March 15, 2017

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Winter photography: Working with the elements

March 7, 2017

Garden photography depends hugely on weather. When planning photography shoots, keep a close eye on the forecasts, taking note of three separate predictions and averaging out the results. Winter weather—frost, snow, and mist or fog—poses unique photographic challenges as well as stunning opportunities. Developing an understanding of it can help you to anticipate when it will […]

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The underwater worlds of aquatic gardening

February 7, 2017

It’s so easy to fall under the spell of a skillfully planted aquarium: it’s like peeking into a tropical forest, an enchanted meadow, or a miniature mountain range. In Sunken Gardens, Karen Randall explains how to plan, design, plant, and maintain a beautiful, thriving aquascape. Here are some of our favorite images of these strange and beautiful underwater worlds.

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