About Timber Press

We are 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. Our 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 our bestselling classics include Michael Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, Douglas Tallamy’s Bringing Nature Home, Tracy DiSabato-Aust’s Well-Tended Perennial Garden, and Marta McDowell’s Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life.

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

The Haseltine Building, home to Timber Press