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.
127 Dazzling Combinations that Pair the Beauty of Leaves with Flowers, Bark, Berries, and More
Cultivate continual color and texture
Flowers are a fickle base for a year-round garden. With a simple, recipe-style approach, Gardening with Foliage First features 127 garden designs for a variety of climates. By building a framework of foliage then layering in accents, Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz demonstrate how to take your garden from predictable to exceptional.