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Guest Poster

Earth Food

November 19, 2014

Written by David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth, authors of What’s Wrong with My Vegetable Garden?, this post originally appeared on their blog. Earth Food David has been talking about storing summer bulbs, and it got me thinking about all the things we who live in cold climates do to prepare for winter. As gardeners we […]

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Upgrade a Gravel Pathway

May 15, 2012

Timber Press is going to the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup, Washington, June 2–3, 2012. A number of our authors will be there, including Lorene Edwards Forkner, author of Handmade Garden Projects. Today, she offers an easy and affordable way to create attractive and eco-conscious garden flooring. ~~~~~ Let’s put water back into the […]

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Book review of Essential Wines and Wineries of the Pacific Northwest

March 8, 2012

Debra Daniels-Zeller, author of The Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook, recently read a Timber title and reviewed it on her blog, Food Connections. Please welcome Debra today in sharing her thoughts with you about Essential Wines and Wineries of the Northwest by Cole Danehower.  I love it when I read a good book and I’m inspired to share the news. Essential […]

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10 things I hate about your yard: Part two

January 26, 2012

Today, we’re posting the second part of a two-part series from garden writer C.L. Fornari! She discusses the 10 biggest garden pet peeves that she sees in her neighbor’s landscapes. You can visit her on her blog, Whole Life Gardening. Don’t miss Part One from yesterday! 6. Bad Neighbors Some plants can’t live together. It’s not that […]

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10 things I hate about your yard: Part one

January 25, 2012

Today, we’re posting the first part of a two-part series from garden writer C.L. Fornari! She discusses the 10 biggest garden pet peeves that she sees in her neighbor’s landscapes. You can visit her on her blog, Whole Life Gardening. The Garden Lady talks about what not to do: 1. Winter Upholstery Yes, in northern areas […]

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In need of a screen: Privacy strategies

January 9, 2012

Our guest poster today is Marty Wingate, author of the new book Landscaping for Privacy. In this post, she discusses how she needs a screen for an open spot in her yard. You can visit her online at In the Garden with Marty Wingate.  Now you don’t see it, now you do. It can happen […]

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Underrated Thanksgiving sides

November 16, 2011

 Debra Daniels-Zeller, author of the book The Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook, is our guest poster today. She has shared some of her favorite vegetarian side dishes that will be perfect for Thanksgiving. She blogs regularly at Food Connections.  At Thanksgiving when I was young, I quickly filled my plate with carrot salad, roasted vegetables, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and stuffing. […]

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Preparing my garden for winter

November 7, 2011

 Marie Iannotti, author of the upcoming book The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables, is our guest poster today. She is in the midst of preparing her garden for winter and shares her plans for the change in season. She writes regularly at About.com in the Gardening section.  Fall is unpredictable in my area. Some […]

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Seeing Trees

August 23, 2011

Seeing Trees by Nancy Ross Hugo with photography by Robert Llewellyn will be available in a few weeks, and I’m excited to share some photos from the book with you! These are just a sampling of the striking images that are found within Seeing Trees. In Seeing Trees, author Nancy Ross Hugo teaches us a whole new way of […]

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An interview with Ruth Rogers Clausen

August 17, 2011

Jean Ann Van Krevelen of White Willow Media and Gardener to Farmer recently interviewed Ruth Rogers Clausen, author of 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants. Ruth shares some insight for beginning gardeners and her thoughts on deer-resistant gardening. Be sure to enter our giveaway to win a copy of Ruth’s book and a pair of Womanswork gloves—today is the […]

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