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3 natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest

August 14, 2017

So you’ve finalized your travel plans, now what? As you explore the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, don’t miss these three iconic wonders, and remember to leave what you find!

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Get outside with this cross-country scavenger hunt

April 17, 2017

Summer is the ideal time to pack up for a journey from coast to coast. Whether you want to study the diversity of landscapes from the Pacific Northwest to New England (and everything in between), or you’re just enjoying afternoon explorations in your own backyard, our Timber Press Field Guides will inspire and educate. How many of these amazing natural wonders you can […]

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Deck the halls with succulent trees and handmade snow globes

December 7, 2012

Here at Timber Press, it’s not just our garden craft books that we love. With an office full of crafters, we love to make garden craft, too. It only takes one person to start a project upstairs in the loft, and before you know it the space is filled with busy little helpers.  Recently, we […]

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The accidental harvest

September 5, 2012

Got harvest? Maybe too much of it? We’ve been asking some of our authors and around the office what’s to be done when you have too much. David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth inherited a fruit tree and a bumper crop of fruit. Here’s what they did: We inherited a mystery when we bought our house […]

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In need of a screen: Privacy strategies

January 9, 2012

Our guest poster today is Marty Wingate, author of the new book Landscaping for Privacy. In this post, she discusses how she needs a screen for an open spot in her yard. You can visit her online at In the Garden with Marty Wingate.  Now you don’t see it, now you do. It can happen […]

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Thoughts on creative pruning

October 4, 2011

Timber author Jake Hobson is the writer of this week’s guest post. Be sure to enter our giveaway to win a copy of his new book, The Art of Creative Pruning! This last week has been a busy one—we’re off to Japan shortly for a few weeks, and I’ve been trying to get things in […]

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Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens

September 28, 2011

Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens is one of our new releases for September. I’m very excited to share some photos from the book with you! In recent years, gardeners have faced increased water-use restrictions, and it’s not limited to dry-climate areas like the Southwest. There are restrictions in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina. […]

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Seeing Trees

August 23, 2011

Seeing Trees by Nancy Ross Hugo with photography by Robert Llewellyn will be available in a few weeks, and I’m excited to share some photos from the book with you! These are just a sampling of the striking images that are found within Seeing Trees. In Seeing Trees, author Nancy Ross Hugo teaches us a whole new way of […]

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Planting the Dry Shade Garden

July 27, 2011

Planting the Dry Shade Garden by Graham Rice will be available in a few weeks, and I’m excited to share some photos from the book with you! Dry shade is a problem that most gardeners have, and rather than leaving it empty, why not fill it with greenery? Dry shade is that space under a […]

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Nonstop Garden

May 12, 2010

“Nonstop gardens are better gardens because they require less maintenance, provide continual beauty, allow more creativity, and encourage diversity.” So say authors Stephanie Cohen and Jennifer Benner in their forthcoming book, The Nonstop Garden: A Step-by-Step Guide to Smart Plant Choices and Four-Season Designs. This book is almost ready make its debut — so we […]

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