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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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Gardening with the summer blues

April 18, 2017

Blue is consistently the color that intrigues humans most, perhaps unsurprisingly because true blue is one of the rarest shades in nature. That rarity gives blue its allure.

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Regional recipes

April 14, 2017

Cooking with local, seasonal veggies is one of the most satisfying ways to celebrate the unique tastes of your region. We asked the authors of our regional Vegetable Gardening Guides to share some of their favorite go-to recipes. To learn more about growing your own regional fruits and vegetables, consult the expert advice in your regional’s Vegetable Gardening Guide!

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An excerpt from Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

April 11, 2017

I am the person you spot up in the tree, dirt smeared across my face. “Is that a large bird up there?” you may wonder.

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Bright ideas for shady spaces

April 4, 2017

When designing your shade garden, it is helpful to study existing gardens to get ideas and inspiration.

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Outstanding southern garden styles

April 4, 2017

These gardens exemplify the many ways that design can transform a garden from something merely pleasant into an extraordinary blend of plants, hardscape, and that elusive quality, “sense of place.”

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Permaculture for any space

March 31, 2017

To determine the best placement for plantings and structures, permaculture offers you a way to look at the garden in terms of zones, and there are sustainable options for gardens of every size.

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The best of garden writing

March 30, 2017

Many of the best books on the shelves are inspired by nature, and many more are inspired by other nature writing. At Timber Press, a reverence for nature and a passion for gardening are never in short supply. After you come inside to wash the dirt off your hands, enjoy these brief excerpts from some of […]

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Pick your foliage first

March 29, 2017

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