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An interview with Caitlin Atikinson

December 1, 2016

“I try to respond to the environment, both indoors and out, keeping the photography soft and allowing the garden, object, or room to shine.” —Caitlin Atikinson

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A walk in the park: Making the garland from Plant Craft

October 19, 2016

Inspired by Caitlin Atkinson’s fall-foraged garland tutorial in Plant Craft, Timber Press brought some of the changing colors of autumn inside.

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Natural plant dyes: 4 ways to use turmeric

October 29, 2014

Some of the easiest natural dyes for the beginning dyer to work with are in your kitchen cabinet. They are fun, nontoxic natural dye materials to get you started with the world of color. Turmeric is a tropical plant that yields an orange-yellow spice from its dried, ground root. Turmeric dye creates a bright yellow. […]

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How to make an air plant frame garden

October 10, 2014

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Create a succulent centerpiece

December 9, 2013

To download, click above image and then right-click. Or download a printer-friendly version on the Timber Press Scribd page.

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Decorating your miniature garden for the holidays

December 5, 2013

Janit Calvo, author of Gardening in Miniature, was kind enough to share a post from her own blog with the hope that it will help many a miniature-garden-gardener decorate for the holidays. How difficult could it be to decorate a miniature garden? Read on. You may be surprised. ____________________ One of the many enjoyable aspects […]

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A pond in a pot: Building a miniature garden

December 5, 2013

It’s easy to love full-sized ponds and water features—but not the time and money they require. This simple, affordable miniature offers a captivating alternative.

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Build a miniature landscape with Keshiki Bonsai

September 19, 2013

Keshiki bonsai captures nature in all its grandeur but on a small scale, sometimes in a container barely larger than a teacup. Perfect for city dwellers living in small spaces or anyone with limited free time, this modern style of bonsai captures the larger natural world, in miniature and for only a moment or two […]

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Deck the halls with succulent trees and handmade snow globes

December 7, 2012

Here at Timber Press, it’s not just our garden craft books that we love. With an office full of crafters, we love to make garden craft, too. It only takes one person to start a project upstairs in the loft, and before you know it the space is filled with busy little helpers.  Recently, we […]

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Learn how to create a modern imaginary world in plants with Keshiki Bonsai

October 10, 2012

Keshiki Bonsai: The Easy, Modern Way to Create Miniature Landscapes

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