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Preserve ecological balance this year in your garden

What is biodiversity gardening? It is preserving or re-storing native habitat, taking care for our eco system, allowing all forms of life to exist in your garden. In practice - says Dr. Nina Zitani, a speaker during the library Earth Week celebrations

Is Your Garden Green?

Book Cover ImageJoin us for a presentation on Gardening Green by the London Middlesex Master Gardeners on May 2nd from 7-30 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt room of the Central Library. This program will help you to hone your organic gardening practices.

Locavore: local diet, healthy planet - a documentary to celebrate the Earth Day

How important is it to eat locally grown food? Does it affect our health, economics or environment?

Veggies 101

Book Cover ImageThe thought of fresh, organic, homegrown vegetables out of my own backyard conjures thoughts of sunshine, summer... and a bit of fear! I truthfully don't know a lot about growing vegetables.  How much light? How often should I water? What about bugs? Scary thoughts for a beginner.

Gardening made Simple

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Are you a new gardener looking for some ideas for spring? How about an avid gardener looking for something new?

You want me to EAT that!

Microgreens are the first green leaves of many herbs and vegetables. They have a stronger flavour than sprouts and they are grown in soil.

Families in the Garden & the Jungle...Summer Reading at the Library

It's a jungle out there!  With summer officially here, trees and gardens are greening our neighborhoods and parks -- and the library's Summer Reading Club with its "Destination Jungle" theme.  Read on to find library books on gardening with children and to learn about great summer children's programs at the library!

How does your garden grow?

Book Cover ImageSpring is here and it is a great time to get dirty in the garden. Whether you like to look at pretty flowers, like to eat fresh veggies, or just like to play in the mud, gardening is a great way to have fun this spring! We have lots of great books and movies to get you ‘growing’.

Click here to find books and movies about gardening.