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Gardening MVCC Library E-books

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Beginner's Guide to Gardening

"A beautifully illustrated and photographed book that will serve both the novice and experienced gardener well. The Beginner's Guide to Gardening contains all the basics: garden design; how to select healthy plants; how prepare the soil; garden maintenance, and so much more. In addition there is everything you need to know about growing annuals and perennials; roses; flowering bulbs; herbs; ground covers; trees and shrubs; vegetable gardens; and creating specialty gardens--all in a concise book" - Fox Chapel Publishing

Thrifty Gardening from the Ground Up

"Bestselling author and gardening columnist Marjorie Harris offers a timely and entertaining guide for gardeners at every stage of life. Whether you're moving into your first apartment or condo, upgrading to a house, or downsizing to smaller digs, Harris shares the best tips on how to create a beautiful garden for any space — all on a budget." - House of Anansi Press

Groundbreaking Food Gardens

"Follow your zany muse and get creative with your vegetable garden. Niki Jabbour brings you 73 novel and inspiring food garden designs that include a cocktail garden featuring all the ingredients for your favorite drinks, a spicy retreat comprising 24 varieties of chile peppers, and a garden that’s devoted to supplying year-round salad greens. Created by celebrated gardeners, each unique design is accompanied by both plant lists and charming anecdotes. This fully illustrated collection glitters with off-beat personality and quirkiness." - Storey Publishing

Small Space Garden Ideas

"Small garden, tiny garden, or no garden at all? Small Space Garden Ideas is perfect for people who have very little room for gardening, whether a doorstep, balcony, or part of a wall. Get inspired to decorate your (lack of) outdoor space with more than 40 inventive projects to grow plants where space is tight." - Penguin Random House

Grow All You Can Eat in Three Square Feet

"Small-space gardeDners, find your start in Grow All You Can Eat in 3 Square Feet, packed with information on window boxes, potted plants, patio gardening, raised beds, small square-foot gardening, container gardening, and everything else related to growing your own small garden. Whether you want to grow a full garden, grow tomatoes, grow an herb garden, or just pick up great tips for small gardens, Grow All You Can Eat in 3 Square Feet is the resource you need." - DK

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