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Gardening is a great outdoor activity for all ages and skill levels.  Check out some of the wonderful resources we have to help get you started!


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Call Number: 635 Bes
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Debra Lee Baldwin
Description: This new, completely revised second edition is a design compendium that is as practical as it is inspirational. Designing with Succulents shares design and cultivation basics; hundreds of succulent plant recommendations; and profiles of 50 easy-care, drought-tolerant companion plants. Illustrated with photographs, you will find everything you need to visualize, create, and nurture a thriving, water-smart succulent garden.
Call Number: 635.9525 Bal 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Rachel Lanicci, Creative Homeowner Press
Description: Presents a gardening guide for attracting birds with specific plants, flowers, and bird feeders, detailing each bird's migratory patterns, nesting and foraging habits, and favorite foods.
Call Number: 598.07 Lan 2021
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Mike Wolf, Sean Brock
Description: Learn how to grow your drinking game from the ground up! Mike Wolf focuses on the movement and philosophy illustrating how to incorporate the natural world into the drinks we love to make, drink, and share with friends. This book offers readers simple gardening tips and instructions on how to use those plants to make cocktails, cordials, and elixirs. Complete with recipes, photographs, and detailed illustrations, this is as valuable a resource to bartenders and bar owners as it is to home bar enthusiasts.
Call Number: 641.874 Wol
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Jessica Walliser
Description: Covering a broad array of landscape plants, including edibles, flowering and fruiting trees and shrubs, evergreens, and perennials, horticulturist Jessica Walliser takes a deep dive into the emerging category of compact plants. This new and exciting group of plants provides the same decorative function as full-sized ornamental plants, but in a fraction of the space. Edible compact plants offer comparable productivity, without having to add more square footage to the garden. It's the perfect book for homeowners with small yards, urban gardeners, container growers, or anyone looking to grow a beautiful and productive small-scale garden.--From statement at Amazon.com.
Call Number: 635.986 Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Karen Chapman, Christina Salwitz
Description: Gardening with Foliage First has something for every gardener--beginners will learn how to choose the right foliage plants, experienced gardeners will be inspired by fresh twists on old favorites, and everyone will be encouraged to create a beautiful, year-round garden.
Call Number: 635.975 Cha
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Tara Nolan
Description: Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat your front yard like a backyard without sacrificing beauty, from choosing the right plants to building front patios and walkways. Tara Nolan weaves you past the main pitfalls you may encounter when trying to fit a garden or gardens between your home and the street. This comprehensive book shows how to accomplish several hardscape projects, such as building front patios, borders, edging, and walkways, as well as making your own raised beds, planting containers, trellises, rose arbors, privacy screens, and more--all custom-designed for the rigors of front-yard gardening.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 635 Nol
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Tasha Greer, Lindsey Feldpausch
Description: "Grow Your Own Spices shows gardeners of all skill levels how to grow their own spices, including ginger, turmeric, saffron, cumin, and many more"-- Provided by publisher
Call Number: 633.83 Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Diane Miessler
Description: "Diane Miessler presents the science of soil health and shares the techniques she has used--including cover crops, constant mulching, and compost tea--to create and maintain rich, dark, crumbly soil that's teeming with life "-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 631.4 Mie
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Larry Cipolla
Description: A comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to grow fresh vegetables and herbs year-round--without pesticides. Through 15 instructional modules with photographs, Larry Cipolla shows you how to build and use simple Deep-Water Culture (DWC) systems to grow everything from basil to salad greens to tomatoes. -- From back cover.
Call Number: 631.585 Cip
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Nicole Johnsey Burke, Eric Kelley
Description: Design and grow a beautiful, productive, small-scale vegetable garden with Kitchen Garden Revival. Discover which edibles grow best in kitchen gardens and get season-by-season advice on planting, tending, and harvesting.
Call Number: 635 Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Esther Coombs
Description: Get little gardeners growing and learning with this low-stress approach to producing yummy fruit, veggie and bug friendly flowers. You'll find plenty of handy gardening information to get you started, tips about what wildlife you may see, raiding your recycling box to make some useful gardening accessories and other craft activities.
Call Number: J 635 Coo
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Caro Langton, Rose Ray, Erika Raxworthy, Karl-Joel Larsson
Description: Shows you how to make the most of your favorite houseplants through simple, beginner-friendly propagation techniques, as well as resourceful DIY projects including homemade rooting mediums, seed-bombs, and a self-watering plant pot.
Call Number: 635.965 Lan
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Sébastien Chabot, Julie Dalbec, Michael (Producer) Slack, Francis H. Cabot, Anne P. Cabot
Description: Gardener and horticulturalist Frank Cabot gives the history of Les Quatre Vents, his twenty-acre English style garden in Charlevoix County, Quebec, and discusses his philosophy of gardening.
Call Number: 712.6097 Gar
Format: DVD
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Toni Gattone
Description: Adapted gardening expert Toni Gattone shares her proven methods for making your favorite hobby easier on your aging body. Inspired by her own physical needs, she shares simple solutions--from vertical growing to bins on wheels--that will help you work smarter, not harder. Her message of empowerment will stir you to find joy in your garden for years to come. -- From back cover.
Call Number: 635 Gat
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Julie A. Cerny, Ysemay Dercon
Description: The Little Gardener is an engaging illustrated guide for parents, grandparents, caregivers, and educators who want to help children explore the natural world through gardening. Part how-to, part teaching tool, and part inspiration, The Little Gardener is a thoughtful combination of detailed instructions, tips, anecdotes, and seasonal activities designed to connect gardeners to natural systems. With fun projects, useful charts, and creative journal prompts, The Little Gardener shows gardeners of all ages how to envision and build their garden together by making the process an adventure to be treasured, with much to learn along the way.
Call Number: 635 Cer
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Ellen Ogden
Description: The cofounder of The Cook's Gardenseed catalog inspires gardeners to plant their own heirloom gardens through twelve themed designs and offers 55 recipes for delicious entrees, sides, drinks and desserts that can be made from the items grown.
Call Number: 635 Ogd
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Linda Chalker-Scott
Description: From The Great Courses Series. Includes 4 videodiscs and one course guidebook.
Call Number: KIT 635 Cha
Format: Kit
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Description: This book can be the perfect companion for every vegetable gardener--even those who have never touched a trowel and wouldn't know mulch from mud. The practical advice presented here demystifies gardening by providing the best, most proven methods for sowing, growing, and harvesting.--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 635 Veg
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Joanna Gaines, Julianna Swaney
Description: Joanna and the kids chronicle the adventures of starting their own family garden. From failed endeavors, obstacles (bunnies that eat everything!), and lessons learned, the Gaines family shares how they grew a happy, successful garden. As it turns out, trying something new isn't always easy, but the hardest work often yields the greatest reward.
Call Number: J 635 Gai
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
Jack Wallington
Description: "Not all weeds are ugly uncontrollable brutes. Yes, they can be difficult and intimidating, but by learning how to grow weeds in unexpected ways you will become a better gardener with a more interesting garden. This book profiles over 50 weeds and shows you surprising ways to grow them, no matter what your garden type: from borders to boxes, sunny to shady, poor soil to rich, tropical to formal, Japanese-style to prairies. With interviews, tips and advice from celebrated gardeners, learn how to let weeds flourish without taking control. Wild about Weeds is the must-have guide for modern gardeners that explains how to tame and nurture the most challenging of plants."
Call Number: 632.5 Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 19, 2021
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Best Roses, Herbs, And Edible Flowers : Easy Plants For More Beautiful Gardens.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
635 Bes
Plant, Sow, Make & Grow : Mud-tastic Activities For Budding Gardeners
Esther Coombs
J 635 Coo
Designing With Succulents
Debra Lee Baldwin
635.9525 Bal 2017
Root, Nurture, Grow : The Essential Guide To Propagating And Sharing Houseplants
Caro Langton, Rose Ray, Erika Raxworthy, Karl-Joel Larsson
635.965 Lan
Garden Secrets For Attracting Birds : A Bird-by-bird Guide To Favored Plants
Rachel Lanicci, Creative Homeowner Press
598.07 Lan 2021
The Gardener
Sébastien Chabot, Julie Dalbec, Michael (Producer) Slack, Francis H. Cabot, Anne P. Cabot
712.6097 Gar
Garden To Glass
Mike Wolf, Sean Brock
641.874 Wol
The Lifelong Gardener : Garden With Ease & Joy At Any Age
Toni Gattone
635 Gat
Gardener's Guide To Compact Plants : Edibles & Ornamentals For Small-space Gardening
Jessica Walliser
635.986 Wal
The Little Gardener : Helping Children Connect With The Natural World
Julie A. Cerny, Ysemay Dercon
635 Cer
Gardening With Foliage First : 127 Dazzling Combinations That Pair The Beauty Of Leaves With Flowers, Bark, Berries, And More
Karen Chapman, Christina Salwitz
635.975 Cha
The New Heirloom Garden : Designs, Recipes And Heirloom Plants For Cooks Who Love To Garden
Ellen Ogden
635 Ogd
Gardening Your Front Yard : Projects And Ideas For Big & Small Spaces
Tara Nolan
635 Nol
The Science Of Gardening
Linda Chalker-Scott
KIT 635 Cha
Grow Your Own Spices : Harvest Homegrown Ginger, Turmeric, Saffron, Wasabi, Vanilla, Cardamom, And Other Incredible Spices No Matter Where You Live
Tasha Greer, Lindsey Feldpausch
633.83 Gre
Vegetable Gardener's Handbook.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
635 Veg
Grow Your Soil! : Harness The Power Of The Soil Food Web To Create Your Best Garden Ever
Diane Miessler
631.4 Mie
We Are The Gardeners
Joanna Gaines, Julianna Swaney
J 635 Gai
Hydroponic Gardening The Very Easy Way : A Proven Indoor And Outdoor System For Year-round Gardening : Your Definitive Resource For Enjoying A Deep-water-culture System
Larry Cipolla
631.585 Cip
Wild About Weeds : Garden Design With Rebel Plants/ Jack Wallington
Jack Wallington
632.5 Wal
Kitchen Garden Revival : A Modern Guide To Creating A Stylish Small-scale, Low-maintenance Edible Garden
Nicole Johnsey Burke, Eric Kelley
635 Bur