Timber Press

About Timber Press

Timber Press is devoted to sharing the wonders of the natural world by publishing books from experts in the fields of gardening, horticulture, and natural history. 

Founded in 1978, Timber Press is internationally recognized as the leading gardening publisher. Its books and authors have received awards from the American Horticultural Society, the Garden Writers of America, the Garden Media Guild, and the National Garden Club of America. Some of Timber’s bestselling classics include Michael Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, Bringing Nature Home by Douglas Tallamy, Tracy DiSabato-Aust’s The Well-Tended Perennial Garden, and Marta McDowell’s Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life

Timber Press joined the Workman family in 2006. The Timber office is located in Portland, Oregon, a city filled with natural wonders.

Pruning Simplified

A Step-by-Step Guide to 50 Popular Trees and Shrubs

Pruning Simplified makes it easier than ever to learn how to prune! You’ll find offers expert advice on the best tools for the job, specific details on when to prune, and clear step-by-step instructions. There’s also a guide for caring for the 50 most popular trees and shrubs, including azaleas, camellias, clematis, and more.

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133 SW 2nd Ave. #450
Portland, OR 97204

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