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Martha Stewart visits Portland, catches up with former head gardener

June 17, 2014

Martha Stewart was in Portland recently and caught up with her former head gardener and Living gardening editor, Andrew Beckman. For those of you who don’t know Andrew, he is now associate publisher and editorial director at Timber Press, and while he’s more comfortable in his garden than in the spotlight, we can’t help but […]

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A quick report on Portland’s Yard, Garden, and Patio Show

February 13, 2013

I went to the Yard, Garden, and Patio Show on Friday and there was plenty to see and do. Too much, really! The highlight for me was a talk by Dan Hinkley. He’s quite charming and very funny, and he might have the best job in the world: to travel the globe collecting plant seeds. […]

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An interview with Andrew Beckman

November 1, 2010

This year, at the end of September, Andrew Beckman joined Timber Press as Editorial Director. Many of you will know him as the Garden Editor for Martha Stewart Living, and talk show host for Homegrown on Sirius satellite radio. In his new role here in our Portland offices, Andrew is responsible for overseeing our book […]

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Take the stairs!

August 27, 2010

Timber Press had its annual potluck/animal costume contest a week ago in sunny (and huge) Laurelhurst Park. While engaging in the festivities, I noticed an enormous staircase in the park’s corner that seemed to be placed there for no rhyme or reason. Honestly, it’s not something that I would have usually given a second glance. […]

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