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Get Your Garden in Shape for Summer!

‘Tis the season to get your garden in shape!  We’ve got everything you need here at the library from books on squeezing gardening into tiny porches to creating an oasis in your backyard.  Learn to make your own compost, grow your own herbs, and how to perfect your tomatoes for a delicious summer salad.  Take a look at our collection:

 

To get started, grab Gardening:  The Complete Guide by Miranda Smith.  This book covers everything!  Click here to place this book on hold.

 

 

 

Hoping for a more functional garden?  Try Kitchen Gardening for Beginners: a Simple Guide to Growing Fruits and Vegetables by Simon Akeroyd and spend your summer with salads your grew yourself!  Click here to place this book on hold.

 

 

Don’t have much of a yard?  We still have you covered.  Gardening in Small Spaces, available from Better Homes and Gardens, has great tips to turn your tiny space into a sanctuary!  Click here to place this book on hold.

 

 

To focus more on the organic side of things, pick up our copy of The Gaia Book of Organic Gardening by Charlie Ryrie.  With a focus on compost, weeds, and more, this book is the perfect aid to keeping your garden chemical-free.  Click here to place this book on hold.

 

 

To really learn about composting, check out The Complete Compost Gardening Guide by Barbara Pleasant.  Learn to make your own compost heap right in your own garden!  Click here to place this book on hold.

 

 

Crazy for caprese?  Epic Tomatoes by Craig LeHoullier is perfect for you!  Learn how best to grow your favorite tomato variety.  Click here to place this on hold.

 

 

Looking to completely transform your backyard?  Create an oasis with Spiritual Gardening : Creating Sacred Space Outdoors by Peg Streep.  Click here to place this book on hold.

 

 

Looking to attract wildlife to your yard with pollinators?  Bring hummingbirds, butterflies, and more to your yard using Touch a Butterfly:  Wildlife Gardening with Kids by April Pulley Sayre.  Click here to place this book on hold.

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