5 Ways to Get Ready for Gardening Season

With spring around the corner, here are five free library resources to help you give your green thumb an extra boost. Happy planting!

1. Magazines

Check out our gardening magazines! You’ll find hard copy editions in the library, and online through OverDrive or PressReader

2. Audiobooks

We recommend Catie Maron’s audiobook memoir, Becoming a Gardener, for a delightful blend of informed opinion, personal reflection, and practical advice on the art of putting down roots.

Becoming a Gardener

3. Video Courses

New gardener? Get up to speed with the six-part How to Grow Anything video series from The Great Courses, available in hoopla or on DVD.

How to Grow Anything

4. Programs

We’ll be offering a variety gardening and foraging programs throughout the spring and summer. You don’t even need a library card for these!

5. For Kids

We all know kids like to get dirty, so why not involve them in garden? We've got a large selection of gardening books to inspire your little ones. Below are a few of our favourites.

Up We Grow!

Tokyo Digs A Garden

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

The Carrot Seed

In the Garden