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Hayes, Rhonda Fleming

Summary: Stow your pesticides and learn how to foster a beautiful, healthy garden that attracts bees, butterflies, birds, and other pollinators. Hays explains the synergy between plants and pollinators. She helps you make the right choices for plant selection, nutrients, growing practices and so much more. You will improve your garden-- and the lives of whose who spend time in it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638 HAY

Johnson, Lorraine

Summary: With many pollinators threatened, gardeners can make a real difference by planting native species that support these amazing creatures. If you're a gardener (or aspiring gardener) in the northern US, this guide is a go-to reference to the most beneficial plants in your area. Through profiles of more than 300 native plants, featuring illustrations and photos, you'll discover information about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2023

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Cowden, Meg McAndrews

Summary: "Chapter 1 will focus on succession in the landscape, including lessons from prairies and woodlands. Chapter 2 moves on to how succession can work in the garden. Chapter 3 is about how to "layer" succession onto the home landscape, and the final chapter talks about the foundations of successful succession planting. This approach to gardening has not been explored in such depth and detail in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9 COW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635.9 COW

Frost, Adam

Summary: Adam shows how small plantings, design flourishes, hands-on creative projects, and simple hard landscaping projects can help transform your garden. Taking an artisan's approach to his own garden, Adam emphasizes how you too can find inspiration and turn it into a garden feature, how to personalize your ideas -- using what you already have -- and upcycling. There's something to suit everyone's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2022

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 FRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Garden Frost

Kostovick, Allison Vallin

Summary: "Drawing on decades of gardening experience, and illustrated with vibrant photography from her own home and garden, popular gardening lifestyle influencer Allison Vallin Kostovick offers sage advice on growing bountiful harvests of favorite vegetables, herbs, and flowers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 635 KOS

Contents: Olivia plants a garden / adapted by Emily Sollinger ; illustrated by Jared Osterhold -- Olivia becomes a vet / adapted by Alex Harvey ; illustrated by Jared Osterhold -- Olivia and her ducklings / adapted by Veera Hiranandani ; illustrated by Shane L. Johnson -- Olivia takes a trip / adapted by Ellie O'Ryan ; illustrated by Jared Osterhold -- Olivia goes camping / adapted by Alex Harvey ;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN OLI

Curbelo-Santiago, Perla Sofía

Summary: "The 30 step-by-step, plant- and nature-based projects found in ¡Verdura! - Living a Garden Life are designed to lead you to better health and wellness through the practice of gardening"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cool Springs Press 2023

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Eierman, Kim

Summary: "The passion and urgency that inspired WWI and WWII Victory Gardens is needed today to meet another threat to our food supply and our environment-the steep decline of pollinators. The Pollinator Victory Garden offers practical solutions for winning the war against the demise of these beneficial animals. Pollinators are critical to our food supply and responsible for the pollination of the vast...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2020

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Kloet, Jacqueline van der

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Summary: Be inspired by nature's design! From the earliest snowdrops to alpine violet, tulips, and late autumn crocuses, bulbs add interest and color to the garden throughout the year. Renowned naturalistic garden designer Jacqueline van der Kloet has mastered a nonchalant and magical style, where bulbs emerge playfully, dancing among perennials and grasses. Growing Bulbs in the Natural Garden provides...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2024

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Lewis, Caryl

Summary: Life is tough at home for Marty, but his eccentric grandad has a plan up his sleeve to give him hope that involves wishes, a pumpkin, and a trip all the way from England to Paris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LEW

Loewinsohn, Briana

Summary: "Ephemera is a poetic and dreamlike take on a graphic memoir set in a garden, a forest, and a greenhouse. The story drifts among a grown woman, her early memories as a child, and the gossamer existence of her mother. A lyrical entry in the field of graphic medicine, Ephemera is a story about a daughter trying to relate to a parent who struggles with mental illness. Gorgeously illustrated in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LOEWINSOHN, BRIA LOE

McDonald, Jill (Jill McDonald-Gomez)

Summary: "Teaches toddlers all about gardens--with easy-to-understand facts about how plants grow and how gardening puts food on our tables."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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Proctor, Peter.

Summary: "In Grasp the Nettle Peter Proctor tells the reader how to apply biodynamic methods of farming and gardening to a wide range of conditions in New Zealand and in other countries. The book provides practical observations and techniques, and relates these to the spiritual scientific knowledge that biodynamic practice is based on. Peter gives tips on how to recognise healthy soil and pasture, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 631.584 PRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 631.584 PRO

Sharmat, Andrew

Summary: A friendly competition to grow the best organic garden is underway. The prize is tempting--a ribbon, a photo and article in the newspaper, and some all-you-can eat favorites from Ned's Diner! Esmeralda, Annie, Oliver, and Rosamond are among the competitors. Just a few days before contest judging, some of Rosamond's tomatoes go missing, and Nate and Sludge are called to investigate. Who is eager...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SHA

Snelling, Lauraine

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Larkspur Nielsen is determined to keep the family homestead running, even if she must do it alone. When she discovers that Isaac McTavish has feelings for her, she pushes him away to protect her heart. But how can she build the life she's always dreamed of when unexpected dangers arrive?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2024

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SNE

Sumner, Jamie

Summary: Eleven-year-old June is determined to beat her anxiety and become the lion she knows she is, instead of the mouse everyone sees, and with the help of Homer Juarez, the poetry-reciting soccer star, she starts a secret library garden and hatches a plan to make her dreams come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SUM

Wallington, Jack

Summary: "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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Laurence King Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 632 WAL

Wong, Jack

Summary: "A boy discovers he has much to learn while observing plants with his older sister -- a story about cultivating patience and letting knowledge grow. As a boy walks around the neighborhood with his older, green-thumbed sister, she tells him all about the plants they see -- magnolias that smell like lemon cake, quince trees that will bloom the most beautiful red, daffodils that are the flower of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WON

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WON

Summary: "This practical guide covers every aspect of gardening, no matter where you live or what you want to grow, and easy-to-understand tips and colorful photos make this a great guide for beginners as well as those who want to expand their gardening skills. Dedicated chapters on flowers, fruits and vegetables, herbs, shrubs, houseplants, and garden decor provide practical advice on how to care for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 2022

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Baker, Dani

Summary: "Learn how to create an edible forest garden-perfect for gardeners and growers at any scale! Includes over 100 cold-hardy berry bushes, fruit and nut trees, perennial vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, mushrooms, and more. When market gardener Dani Baker attended a permaculture workshop at her local Cooperative Extension office in upstate New York, she was inspired by its message of working...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2022

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Böhmig, Franz

Summary: "This is a compendium of practical advice for the home gardener, arranged by month. The individual bits of advice for each month are arranged as follows: general advice; advice for the vegetable garden (including herbs); and advice for ornamental plants (further subdivided into the outdoor garden, terrace and balcony, and windowsill and houseplants). There is also a massive section of charts at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 635 BOH

Gutman, Dan

Summary: This is the fourth book in the sixth arc in the sensational My Weird School series, which has sold more than 34 million copies worldwide across all six arcs! When Principal Stoker decides Ella Mentry School needs a school vegetable garden, she brings in Miss Nichol to oversee the planting. But when A.J. and his friends start helping out, hijinks ensue. Mrs. Stoker has issued a declaration--Ella...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC GUT

Hurme, Maija

Summary: "Luna, Bianca and Billy are on a secret spy mission when they come across what looks like an abandoned and overgrown yard. With the help of some neighborhood volunteers, the kids turn the yard into a beautiful and sustainable garden and help an old man reconcile his past along the way. Includes extensive nonfiction information about no-till gardening throughout."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press Inc. 2024

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Pavlis, Robert

Summary: "Soil Science for Gardeners is an easy-to-read, practical guide to the science behind a healthy soil ecosystem and thriving plants. The book debunks common myths, explains soil science basics, and provides the reader with the knowledge to create a personalized soil fertility improvement program for better plants."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 631.4 PAV

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