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Holiday staff picks

December 11, 2017

Hand-picked ideas to help you find the right gift for the gardener in your life.

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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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Holiday stress-relief

November 10, 2016

The most important herbs on your shopping list aren’t for dinner—chamomile, clove, basil, and orange provide powerful stress-relief aromatherapy. This holiday season, step into the garden or the pantry for a few cleansing breaths with a few of the fragrant plants featured in Kathi Keville’s bestselling book, The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and […]

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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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The Language of Flowers

February 5, 2014

Don’t just buy a generic bouquet of roses—make your Valentine’s gift of fresh flowers really mean something! By following the Victorian meaning of flowers, you can send a truly modern message of love.

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You had me at hellebore: plant-inspired Valentines

February 4, 2014

Download. Print. Cut. Voilà. Happy Valentine’s Day! Design: Marla Sidrow

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3 gift ideas for the garden décor enthusiast

November 27, 2012

The garden décor enthusiast is a hybrid of sorts. Yes, they’re obsessed with beautiful things but they’re also committed do-it-yourselfers. You might say they like beautiful things—but with character. As children they made castles out of cardboard boxes and as adults they retain the same active imagination. The old tool box you couldn’t find? It’s […]

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