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Gardens are healthy havens that lift the soul and the spirit.  Spring has sprung, and it’s time to put on your gloves, get your shovel, and start sowing seeds, or planting flowers and shrubs. Whether you are a first-time gardener or a veteran planter, the Livingston Public Library is here to get you gardening. For both armchair and actual gardeners, leafing through the latest gardening books is one of the delights of the season, so here are some of the latest titles available to borrow with your Livingston Library card.

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Growing Organic Food : a Crop-by-Crop Reference for 62 Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, and Herbs by Tanya Denckla Cobb

Beginner Gardening : Step by Step

The Complete Guide to Compact Trees and Shrubs for the Garden by Duncan Coombs

The Complete Guide to Vegetable Gardening : Create, Cultivate, and Care for Your Perfect Edible Garden

The Complete Practical Guide to Rock & Water Gardening : From Planning the Design and Construction to Planting Schemes and Fish Care by Peter Robinson

Compost Science for Gardeners : Simple Methods for Nutrient Rich Soil by Robert Pavlis

Container Food Gardening : All the Know-How You Need to Grow Veggies, Fruits, Herbs, and other Edible Plants in Pots by Pam Farley

The Cut Flower Handbook : Select, Plant, Grow, and Harvest Gorgeous Blooms by Lisa Mason Zeigler

Fruit : Essential Know-How and Expert Advice for Gardening Success by Holly Farrell

A Gardener’s Guide to Botany : the Biology Behind the Plants You Love, How They Grow, and What They Need by Scott Zona

The Gardeners’ World Problem Solver : Year-Round Troubleshooting for Every Gardener

Grasses for Gardens and Landscapes : Design, Selection, Cultivation by Neil Lucas

Grow Orchids : Essential Know-How and Expert Advice for Gardening Success by Andrew Mikolajski

Grow Roses : Essential Know-How and Expert Advice for Gardening Success by Philip Clayton

Growing an Edible Landscape : How to Transform Your Outdoor Space Into a Food Garden by Gary Pilarchik

Growing Bulbs in the Natural Garden : Innovative Techniques for Combining Bulbs and Perennials in Every Season by Jacqueline Van Der Kloet

How to Grow Your Own Flowers : an Illustrated Beginner’s Guide to Container and Small Space Gardening by Stephanie Walker

Kitchen Gardening for Beginners : Regrow Your Leftover Greens, Stalks, Seeds, and More by Katie Elzer-Peters

Shade Garden : Essential Know-How and Expert Advice for Gardening Success by Zia Allaway

Simplify Vegetable Gardening : All the Botanical Know-How You Need to Grow More Food and Healthier Edible Plants by Tony O’Neill

A Year Full of Pots : Container Flowers For all Seasons by Sarah Raven

 

Magazines and Courses

There are several gardening magazines available via Libby.

You can find courses on introductory gardening, vegetable and tropical gardening, and landscaping on Universal Class and the course  Start Your Own Edible Garden on Gale Courses

–Archana Chiplunkar, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

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