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Food

Chinese kitchen garden winter greens

November 1, 2017

Vegetables play a large, enchanting role in Chinese meals and traditions, and a Chinese kitchen garden is rich with versatile winter staples. Read more about Wendy’s family history along with gardening and cooking tips for cold-weather crops.

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Mushroom, Toadstool, Bolete, Stinkhorn, or ?

October 9, 2017

So what do you call it?

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To eat or not to eat?

August 31, 2017

Not all mushrooms are edible, not all mushrooms are poisonous, but if you wish to use macrofungi for food, you should become an expert at identifying the edible and the poisonous species.

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Summer strategies to get your kids outside

June 29, 2017

This summer, make outdoor play a daily adventure. Some of the most playful ways to get your kids outside are taking inspiration for crafts and cooking projects from the garden, and using your yard as a site for birthday parties and celebrations. Check out some of our favorite must-do strategies from Whitney Cohen and John Fisher’s The Book […]

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Why you need to add lavender to your herb garden

May 22, 2017

Edible herb gardens are as trendy as they are useful, and lavender can add color, fragrance, and a distinct floral flavor. With these suggestions for the best culinary varieties and three delicious lavender-obsessed recipes, you’ll be adding lavender to the mix immediately!

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Regional foraging: The taste of summer

May 9, 2017

Scroll to your region to discover the tasty summer flavors blooming in your area! For more foraging insights, check out our Timber Press Foraging Guides, perfect for newbies and experts who want to enjoy the abundance of wild foods in their region.

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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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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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Calm tummy salve recipe

March 15, 2017

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Afternoon pick me up tea recipe

March 15, 2017

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