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Gardening gifts for every budget

December 11, 2017

We always plan to make a thoughtful DIY craft, but inevitably things 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 friends and family you celebrate:

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Greenhouse seedlings

November 10, 2016

If you’ve ever tried to germinate seeds or grow cuttings on a windowsill, you’ll appreciate what a joy it is to perform these tasks in your greenhouse. The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual author, Roger Marshall, shares insight for starting seeds in a winter greenhouse.

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Plantiful tips for “overwintering”

October 13, 2016

The range of effort required to keep tender plants alive over the winter varies from really easy to not difficult at all. What you’ll be capable of depends on how much you can lift without injury, how much control you have over the indoor climate, and how much space is available. Enjoy these tips and tricks for “overwintering” from Kristin […]

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Greenhouse maintenance checklist

September 26, 2014

Recommended seasonal upkeep from the author of The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual. It often seems as if greenhouse maintenance can be done year-round. After all, you spend a lot of time in your greenhouse so why not maintain it all year? But I have found that trying to carry out major cleaning and maintenance around plants […]

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Choosing the right location for your greenhouse

September 24, 2014

The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual author shares questions every homeowner should ask before installing a greenhouse. Unfortunately, many greenhouses get jammed into odd corners of the garden with little thought given to logistics. Before deciding where to put your greenhouse, carefully evaluate your property for a suitable site, looking for some key features.

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Gardening projects for kids: Planet-friendly paper pots

June 25, 2012

The following project is an excerpt from The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids, your guide to getting kids outside, dirty, and having fun. Don’t forget to enter our giveaway to win a set of kids’ garden tools, sunscreen, a copy of the book, and more! Make paper pots with your kids to learn about reusing a […]

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