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Holiday gift picks, the Pacific Northwest edition

December 11, 2017

Books for both garden and outdoor enthusiasts are frequently regional. Since our office is located in Portland, Oregon, we may be a little partial to the PNW. . . so here are some titles that celebrate and share the mighty Pacific Northwest!

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Regional harvest recipes from Timber Press authors

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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What makes your region unique? Interviews with the authors of our vegetable gardening guides

March 18, 2016

The authors of our regional Vegetable Gardening Guides share their favorite vegetables as well as what makes their region so special. Gardeners are not all the same. But gardening advice often is. What works for one gardener may not work for another, especially if they live in different parts of the country. The Timber Press […]

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Foraging in the Southeast: 3 invasive plants that make for good eating

May 22, 2015

Become an invasivore and eat your way to a healthier planet with help from the author of Southeast Foraging. I often get asked, Why do you forage? I forage because I love how rich and diverse nature is in the South and I love food. Foraging leads you to delicious, nutritious wild foods, is sustainable, […]

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Comparing seasons in the Northeast garden

April 8, 2015

The author of Growing the Northeast Garden reflects on a region well-known for its seasons and takes us through one of its many beautiful gardens. You’ll often hear that the Northeast “has” seasons. Most every place does, but given our place on the map, this speaks to how the differences between ours are more pronounced. […]

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Birding getaway: Gray skies mean great birds at the Oregon Coast

September 12, 2013

Each fall, great numbers of birds converge from breeding sites in Alaska, arctic Canada, and inland lakes to fill the comparatively temperate bays, coves, and sewage lagoons of the Oregon Coast. Everywhere you turn, you can see loons, grebes, ducks, geese, and enough gulls to keep even the more experienced birders reaching for the field […]

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2013 Northwest Flower & Garden Show in pictures

February 27, 2013

Timber Press went to this year’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show to support our authors, mingle with gardeners, and see what’s new in the industry. It’s also a good excuse to visit Seattle. We thought it was a huge success. You can read more about here. And here. And here and here and here and […]

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