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Earth Day 2021: Digital Resources

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Ready to give gardening a try? Find inspiration and answers to your questions in these e-books!

E-books about Gardening

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Square Foot Gardening: Growing Perfect Vegetables

Square Foot Gardening: Growing Perfect Vegetables is a practical pocket guide that answers the age old question for gardeners: when is a fruit or vegetable ripe?

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Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden

Fabulous Food from Every Small Garden shows how to grow food at home in even the smallest of spaces. It explores the reasons for growing your own food, including the many potential benefits such as improved taste, freshness and nutrition.

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Gardening When It Counts

Gardening When It Counts helps readers rediscover traditional low-input gardening methods to produce healthy food. Designed for readers with no experience. 

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Every Nursery Needs a Garden

A garden can be a magical place for young children and offers them rich and engaging learning experiences as they interact with a variety of plants and wildlife throughout the year. This book guides you through the process of creating a garden, however small, for young children. It looks at the impact a garden area can have on children's overall development and the benefits of using natural materials as learning tools. 

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The Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Flowers, Fruits, and Herbs from Containers

Not everyone has the benefit of a plot of land where they can create a garden. In fact, more and more people interested in harvesting flowers, vegetables, and herbs are turning to containers. This book will provide every potential container gardener with the necessary steps and resources needed to grow their very own crops to thrive in any conditions.

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The Complete Guide to Companion Planting

Whether you are planting tomatoes and onions or carrots and corn, the proper pairing of your plants can have a major impact on your eventual harvest and the quality of your vegetables. This book shows you, the avid gardener, everything that you need to know to effectively pair your crops in a way that ensures there are no incompatibilities and that you get the most out of every seed.

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The Complete Guide to Preserving Your Own Seeds for Your Garden

Seeds are the essence of life on earth, providing the genetic information needed for every plant we currently use for growing food, harvesting for clothing, and creating homes and furniture with. This book was developed to help any individual who is seeking to start preserving their own seeds for future use and growing.

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Eco-Yards

How to have a beautiful, environmentally-friendly, low-maintenance yard

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More Food from Small Spaces

Food, we can't live without it, yet its costs are rising and consuming more of the family budget. In addition, the current state of the food supply inspires more people to want to grow their own vegetables. This book presents new methods devised and tested by the author to maximize food production from a small yard.

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The Smart Gardener's Guide to Growing Vegetables

Comprehensive treatment of vegetable gardening essentials. Contains a wealth of how-to information on smart cultivation of specific vegetables from asparagus and eggplant to pumpkins and zucchini.