How the Genetics, Biotech, and AI Revolutions Will Transform our Lives, Work, and World
A bold, inspiring, and multi-disciplinary exploration of cutting-edge human knowledge and capabilities—and how to harness their awesome, but terrifying potential
Growing Bulbs in the Natural Garden
Innovative Techniques for Combining Bulbs and Perennials in Every Season
Renowned garden designer Jacqueline van der Kloet has mastered a nonchalant and magical style, where bulbs emerge playfully, dancing among perennials and grasses. This exquisitely photographed guide offers advice on bulb varieties, planting methods, and handy tools for gardeners working in spaces large and small.
The Ultimate Wildlife Habitat Garden
Attract and Support Birds, Bees, and Butterflies
This beginner-friendly handbook helps homeowners create a beautiful garden that attracts birds, bees, butterflies, and more.
The Insect Artist
How to Observe, Draw, and Paint Butterflies, Bees, and More
The Insect Artist offers a complete course in illustration and lifelike artwork. This is a book for artists of all levels and anyone interested in rediscovering the natural world through artistic expression.
California’s Best Nature Walks
32 Easy Ways to Explore the Golden State’s Ecology
Explore some of California’s most exquisite landscapes with this accessible hiking guidebook featuring descriptions of the flora, fauna, and ecology hikers will discover along the trail.
Wild Wasatch Front
Explore the Amazing Nature in and around Salt Lake City
A vibrant, informative guide to the unexpected nature in Salt Lake City and the surrounding area.
Weeds of the Pacific Northwest
368 Unwanted Plants and How to Control Them
A comprehensive guide to the most common weeds of the Pacific Northwest, with essential information on their management and eradication.
Timber Press in the news
“McDowell’s delightful Gardening Can Be Murder covers other plant-obsessed detectives, from Agatha Christie’s flower enthusiast, Miss Marple, and Rex Stout’s orchid authority, Nero Wolfe, to Susan Wittig Albert’s herbalist, China Bayles.”—The Wall Street Journal
Author Doug Tallamy interviewed by Smithsonian Online
“Our kids are the future stewards of the planet…We need to introduce kids to the marvels of nature and get them to love it so that they will take care of it.”
King Charles III and Queen Camilla presented Piet Oudolf with the first ever Elizabeth Medal of Honour, which celebrates individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to advancing the science, art, and practice of horticulture. To align with the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II, the medal is limited to a maximum of 70 recipients at any given time.
Ira Wallace has been selected as a 2023 James Beard Foundation Leadership Award winner! The James Beard Foundation’s Leadership Awards recognizes individuals and organizations whose work is helping to create a safer, more healthful, equitable, and sustainable food world.
“This scavenger-hunt travel guide gives families an option for keeping kids engaged during their time in the park and helps to add breadth and depth (and a bit of competition) to their park experience…A fun encouragement to get out in nature.”—Booklist
“This is a beautiful book, rich with ideas from each garden maker…I urge you to read and enjoy it.”—Gardens Illustrated
“Tallamy uses his wonderful gift to communicate facts and science about our most important genus of native flora, the oaks, in a way that anyone could understand and enjoy.” —Upstate Gardeners’ Journal
“Herbalist and expert forager Lisa M. Rose offers guidance on safely identifying, gathering and preparing edible flora that grow wild in most major US cities.”—CNN.com
Authors Adrienne Edwards and Rachel Schleiger featured in The Oregonian
“The 264-page guide offers details on how to manage inevitable fire by designing gardens and wildlife habitats as a defensive space with the careful placement of native plants.”