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nature writing

Trees that can see

October 9, 2017

Trees don’t have two eyes like we do, yet they can see. They know how much light is hitting their leaves, and they know the quality of that light, too.

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An excerpt from Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto

April 11, 2017

I am the person you spot up in the tree, dirt smeared across my face. “Is that a large bird up there?” you may wonder.

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The best of garden writing

March 30, 2017

Many of the best books on the shelves are inspired by nature, and many more are inspired by other nature writing. At Timber Press, a reverence for nature and a passion for gardening are never in short supply. After you come inside to wash the dirt off your hands, enjoy these brief excerpts from some of […]

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An interview with Leslie Buck

February 7, 2017

“Even more than success, mistakes are the key to learning and personal growth, and the lessons often stick.” —Leslie Buck

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