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Nature into Art

by Thomas Christopher & Ngoc Minh Ngo Timber Press (September 17, 2019)

 “Like Wave Hill itself, these pages make an indelible impression—wildly intimate, possibility-laden, provocative—leaving me wide awake and hungry for a visit.” —Margaret Roach, author of A Way to...

Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life

by Marta McDowell Timber Press (October 01, 2019)

“A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper...

Designing with Grasses

by Neil Lucas Timber Press (April 21, 2011)

Designing with Grasses shows gardeners not just what grasses are available, but how to design with grasses in different settings, including meadows, lawns, green roofs, and more. Design ideas are supported by...

The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers

by Teri Dunn Chace Timber Press (April 21, 2012)

The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers identifies the 100 most common gardening mistakes and gives gardeners the techniques to prevent them. Or, if it's too late and they've already goofed, there are tips to...

The Living Forest

by Robert Llewellyn & Joan Maloof Timber Press (October 04, 2017)

“With precise, stunning photographs and a distinctly literary narrative that tells the story of the forest ecosystem along the way, The Living Forest is an invitation to join in the eloquence of seeing.”...

Garden Renovation

by Bobbie Schwartz Timber Press (November 01, 2017)

“Provides inspiration for turning a tired garden into an enlivening treat.” —The English Garden

Your garden, just like your house, sometimes needs a makeover. The change can be as minor as replacing a...

Succulents Simplified

by Debra Lee Baldwin Timber Press (May 21, 2013)

“Demystifies these popular low-water beauties.” —Country Gardens Magazine

Whether you’re a novice or veteran, have an acre to fill or a just few pots, or live in Calexico or Canada, Succulents Simplified...

Teaming with Nutrients

by Jeff Lowenfels Timber Press (May 07, 2013)

?“Gets deep into the weeds, so to speak, of the microscopic architecture of plants and the biochemical processes at play.” —Washington Post

Most gardeners realize that plants need to be fed, but many of...

Teaming with Fungi

by Jeff Lowenfels Timber Press (January 25, 2017)

“Accomplishes what few other books have—helping growers use mycorrhizae to improve the immune systems of plants. This natural union between plants and fungi is the foundation of our food web.” —Paul...

Air Plants

by Zenaida Sengo & Caitlin Atkinson Timber Press (October 01, 2014)

“In this beautiful book, artist Zenaida Sengo has provided inspiration for designing and living with tillandsias.” —Flora Grubb

Air Plants shows how simple and rewarding it is to grow, craft, and design...

Pacific Northwest Foraging

by Douglas Deur Timber Press (June 03, 2014)

“Doug Deur invites us to discover the taste and history of the Northwest.” —Spencer B. Beebe, author of Cache and founder of Ecotrust

The Pacific Northwest offers a veritable feast for foragers, and...

Bringing Nature Home

by Douglas W. Tallamy & Rick Darke Timber Press (September 01, 2009)

“A fascinating study of the trees, shrubs, and vines that feed the insects, birds, and other animals in the suburban garden.” —The New York Times


As development and habitat destruction accelerate, there...

The Unexpected Houseplant

by Tovah Martin Timber Press (August 28, 2012)

“An imaginative guide to bringing the delights of the garden indoors.” —Publishers Weekly

The Unexpected Houseplant, by renowned plant authority Tovah Martin, offers a revolutionary approach to houseplants....

Botany for Gardeners

by Brian Capon Timber Press (September 10, 2010)

“An outstanding and enjoyable introduction to botany, whether the reader is a gardener, or just a garden visitor.” —Bloomsbury Review


What happens inside a seed after it is planted? How are plants structured?...

The Wild Garden

by William Robinson & Rick Darke Timber Press (September 01, 2009)

First published in 1870, The Wild Garden challenged the prevailing garden style of the day and advocated a naturalistic style, in which hardy plants, both native and exotic, are arranged in groupings that mimic...

The Naturescaping Workbook

by Beth O'Donnell Young & Karen Bussolini Timber Press (January 24, 2012)

“This step-by-step guide will teach you how to work in concert with nature, creating a lush landscape.” —Cabin Life

If you’re an eco-conscious homeowner, the best garden designer is Mother Nature, and...

Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers

by Alan L. Detrick Timber Press (October 22, 2008)

Gardeners and nature lovers delight in taking pictures—especially close-ups of flowers, butterflies, and insects. And though advances in digital camera technology have made taking, storing, and sharing photos...

The Layered Garden

by David L. Culp, Adam Levine & Rob Cardillo Timber Press (October 16, 2012)

“Gardenmaking, in its finest form, is a celebration of life and of love. David and his book epitomize this.” —Lauren Springer Ogden

Brandywine Cottage is David Culp's beloved two-acre Pennsylvania garden...

Master Recipes from the Herbal Apothecary

by JJ Pursell Timber Press (March 05, 2019)

“This incredible, in-depth, and easy-to-access resource is a must for all of us who wish to learn more about healing ourselves through the plant world.” —Shiva Rose, actress, activist, and founder of The...

The Kingdom Fungi

by Steven L. Stephenson Timber Press (September 26, 2012)

The ubiquitous fungi are little known and vastly underappreciated. Yet, without them we wouldn’t have bread, alcohol, cheese, tofu, or the unique flavors of mushrooms, morels, and truffles. We can’t survive...

The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables

by Marie Iannotti Timber Press (January 11, 2012)

Growing your own vegetables has never looked, or tasted, so good.

Are heirloom vegetables more difficult to grow than conventional hybrids? The Beginner's Guide to Growing Heirloom Vegetables debunks this myth...

Terrarium Craft

by Amy Bryant Aiello, Kate Bryant & Kate Baldwin Timber Press (April 25, 2011)

A terrarium is nothing less than a miniature world—one that you can create yourself. It might be a tiny rainforest, with lush foliage and bright tropical flowers. Or a desert, with strange succulents planted...

The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast

by Ira Wallace Timber Press (February 26, 2014)

How to grow your own food in the Heartland!

There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are decisions based on climate, weather,...

Growing the Midwest Garden

by Edward Lyon Timber Press (April 12, 2016)

Plant selection and garden style are deeply influenced by where we are gardening. To successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener has to know the specifics of the region’s climate,...

Gardening in Miniature

by Janit Calvo Timber Press (June 18, 2013)

Get ready to journey into the huge world of growing small!

The next garden trend combines the joy of gardening with the magic of miniatures. Gardening in Miniature is a complete guide to creating lush, living,...


by Roland C. Anderson, Jennifer A. Mather & James B. Wood Timber Press (November 01, 2013)

The visually arresting and often misunderstood octopus has long captured popular imagination. With an alien appearance and an uncanny intellect, this exceptional sea creature has inspired fear in famous lore...

The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden

by Roy Diblik Timber Press (March 11, 2014)

“A veritable goldmine for gardeners.” —Plant Talk

We’ve all seen gorgeous perennial gardens packed with color, texture, and multi-season interest. Designed by a professional and maintained by a crew,...

The Plant Lover's Guide to Tulips

by Richard Wilford Timber Press (April 08, 2015)

Tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs. Available in a huge range of colors and in a wide array of shapes, they’re a mainstay of most spring gardens. They are the focus of festivals worldwide...

The Art of Creative Pruning

by Jake Hobson Timber Press (October 25, 2012)

Nothing brings a touch of artistry to the garden like ornamental pruning, and a series of deliberate cuts can create landscapes and evoke faraway places. All that's needed to recreate the effect in the garden...

Glorious Shade

by Jenny Rose Carey Timber Press (May 16, 2017)

“A practical guide to maintaining a shade garden with a useful calendar of seasonal tasks, plant directory and inspiring design ideas.” —Gardens Illustrated


Shade is one of the most common garden concerns...

The Gardener's Guide to Cactus

by Scott Calhoun Timber Press (January 31, 2012)

 “Gardeners new and old will close this book with an arsenal of ideas on how to take their cactus cultivation to a new level.” —Terrain

The Gardener’s Guide to Cactus reveals how easy, hardy, and rewarding...

Mosaic Garden Projects

by Mark Brody & Sheila Ashdown Timber Press (March 15, 2015)

“This thorough guide to techniques, tools, and materials is filled with expert tips and tricks. The detailed project instructions will inspire you to make your own mosaicked mark on the landscape.” —Lorene...

Roses Without Chemicals

by Peter E. Kukielski Timber Press (March 15, 2015)

“I wish I had this when I planted my rose garden twenty-five years ago. I am now about to plant another garden, full of wonderful rose varieties and I intend to follow Peter's advice wholeheartedly.” —...

Southeast Foraging

by Chris Bennett Timber Press (May 06, 2015)

“This is the ultimate guide, and Chris is the undisputed heavyweight champion of foraging in the South.” —Sean Brock, author of Heritage and chef of McCradysMinero, and Husk 

The Southeast offers...

Pretty Tough Plants

by Plant Select Timber Press (May 16, 2017)

Tough-but-beautiful plant picks

There’s a growing demand for dependably hardy plants that require less maintenance and less water, but look no less beautiful in the garden. Plant Select—the leading purveyor...

Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada

by Timothy J. Baroni Timber Press (July 12, 2017)

A must-have for mushroom hunters in the northeast


The Northeast is one of the best places to find mushrooms; they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Mushrooms of the Northeastern United States and...

The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop

by Janit Calvo Timber Press (June 14, 2017)

A not-so-mini trend


The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is the next big thing for the crafters and gardeners already captivated by gardening small. Organized by playful themes—including gardens around the...

Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest

by Trisha Shirey Timber Press (March 15, 2015)

How to grow your own food in the Southwest!

There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardening—what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are decisions based on climate, weather,...

Cutting Back

by Leslie Buck Timber Press (May 03, 2017)

“An unusual and entertaining memoir.” —New York Times Book Review

At thirty-five, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion. Leaving behind a full life...

Gardens of the High Line

by Piet Oudolf & Rick Darke Timber Press (July 04, 2017)

“If you can't get to the High Line. . . this is the next best thing.” —The Washington Post


Before it was restored, the High Line was an untouched, abandoned landscape overgrown with wildflowers. Today...

Land on Fire

by Gary Ferguson Timber Press (June 21, 2017)

“This comprehensive book offers a fascinating overview of how those fires are fought, and some conversation-starters for how we might reimagine our relationship with the woods.” —Bill McKibben, author...

Sowing Beauty

by James Hitchmough Timber Press (April 19, 2017)

“A hopeful and expansive book for the gardener who sees a field as a canvas.” —Publishers Weekly 

James Hitchmough is well-regarded in the design world for his exuberant, colorful, and flower-filled meadows....

How Plants Work

by Linda Chalker-Scott Timber Press (April 15, 2015)

 “Makes the science of plant processes accessible to home gardeners.” —The American Gardener

Why do container plants wilt even when they’ve been regularly watered? Why did the hydrangea that thrived...

Plants with Style

by Kelly Norris Timber Press (February 08, 2016)

“A love letter to plants…that oozes enthusiasm.” —The English Garden

Why settle for lackluster gardens filled with dull, ho-hum plants? In this spirited, provocative book, plant guru Kelly Norris calls...

The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh

by Kathryn Aalto Timber Press (October 15, 2015)

Loved “Goodbye Christopher Robin”? Learn more about the real place that inspired the beloved stories.

Delve into the home of the world’s most beloved bear! The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh explores...

The Plant Lover's Guide to Snowdrops

by Naomi Slade Timber Press (April 22, 2014)

Snowdrops have a delicate, quiet beauty. Their white bell-shaped petals are striking alone and in a swath, and they are a harbinger of spring. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Snowdrops is the first book to make...

Beaks, Bones and Bird Songs

by Roger Lederer Timber Press (June 22, 2016)

“Reveals the strange and wondrous adaptations birds rely on to get by.” —National Audubon Society

When we see a bird flying from branch to branch happily chirping, it is easy to imagine they lead a simple...

Garden Flora

by Noel Kingsbury Timber Press (October 05, 2016)

“A beautifully illustrated reference book covers the origins, ecology and history of popular garden plants.” —Shelf Awareness

The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years...

Beautiful No-Mow Yards

by Evelyn Hadden Timber Press (May 17, 2012)

 “A compelling rationale for ignoring the siren song of the ‘perfect’ lawn, and step-by-step instructions for creating easy-care, planet-friendly patches of paradise.” —Fine Gardening


In Beautiful...

A Tapestry Garden

by Ernie O'Byrne, Marietta O'Byrne & Doreen Wynja Timber Press (April 26, 2018)

“This is a love story about a couple and their relationship with an acre-and-a-half of land. . . with exceptional plant descriptions that read like character references for old friends. . . . beautiful photographs...