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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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Nature photography hacks with Robert Llewellyn

October 9, 2017

“If it looks familiar, it is not new.” —Robert Llewellyn

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A sneak peek at The Living Forest

September 21, 2017

From the leaves and branches of the canopy to the roots and soil of the understory, the forest is a complex, interconnected ecosystem filled with plants, birds, mammals, insects, and fungi. The Living Forest: A Visual Journey Into the Heart of the Woods by Robert Llewellyn and Joan Maloof celebrates this beautiful and mysterious system with […]

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Seeing Flowers through the photography of Robert Llewellyn

December 7, 2013

All my life, I have been looking at, prodding, poking, sniffing, and plucking at plants. These are habits born of long hours outdoors. I remember, as a very small girl in suburban southern California, squinting at and then tugging on a passionflower vine coming over our fence from the neighbor’s yard. It was so mysterious, […]

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An American sycamore, like you’ve never seen one before

September 29, 2013

When it comes to nature, and our place in it, we are asked to see the big picture, to recognize that all things are part of a single, larger whole. To see the forest for the trees. In Seeing Trees, Nancy Ross Hugo suggests that to truly appreciate nature’s vitality we must get up close. “There […]

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The making of Seeing Trees

September 28, 2013

For many, the tree is a symbol of longevity, integrity, and enduring beauty. But how many of us have truly seen a tree? How well do we know the intimate details and secrets of that old familiar oak in the backyard? In Seeing Trees, author Nancy Ross Hugo teaches us a whole new way of watching […]

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Timber Press in The New York Times!

December 7, 2011

In the Sunday Book Review of the The New York Times, writer Dominique Browning chose some of her favorite gardening books, just in time for the holiday season. I’m proud to announce that five Timber books were featured in this review! I hope you’ll consider some of these suggestions as possible gift ideas for the holidays–either for yourself […]

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