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Eating From the Ground up

Here's a book that helps you make the most of your vegetables. Alana Chernila provides recipes that help enhance the true flavor of your…
recommended by PimaLib_SusannahC
Event

Seeds for Thought Book Club ~ Lab Girl Seeds for Thought Book Club ~ Lab Girl

May 12th | 9:00am - 10:30am
Quarterly book club reading books about building a vibrant community by improving food systems, sustainability and social justice. This…
Quarterly book club reading books about building a vibrant community by improving food systems, sustainability and social justice. This…
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What's that plant, and can I eat it? What's that plant, and can I eat it?

recommended by PimaLib_WayneW
From our hunter/gatherer ancestors, to Tonight Show guest Euell Gibbons, to today's local food movement, foraging for edible wild plants…
From our hunter/gatherer ancestors, to Tonight Show guest Euell Gibbons, to today's local food movement, foraging for edible wild plants...
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Gardening is for children! Gardening is for children!

recommended by PimaLib_SheilaB
Books that highlight how children can be gardeners, and have lots of fun doing it!
Books that highlight how children can be gardeners, and have lots of fun doing it!
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A Spring Bouquet A Spring Bouquet

recommended by PimaLib_RoseK
It's time to get ready for spring in the desert. Let Ferdinand show you the beauty of flowers and a gentle spirit, go on a gardening…
It's time to get ready for spring in the desert. Let Ferdinand show you the beauty of flowers and a gentle spirit, go on a gardening…
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How to Window Box

It’s a little gem of a book for small space planting. I especially liked the Herb Garden. Planting seeds of oregano, thyme, sage,…
recommended by PimaLib_SueJ
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Plant the Tiny Seed

Lovely, simple interactive picture books for toddlers. Includes movement, counting, and life science (botany for the toddler set!). I will… More
recommended by PimaLib_AnnieW
Blogpost

Book Review: Native American Gardening Book Review: Native American Gardening

By PimaLib_SeedLibrary
Are you curious about the local history behind heritage seeds, and the gardening practices of the indigenous Southwest?
Are you curious about the local history behind heritage seeds, and the gardening practices of the indigenous Southwest?
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More from the Armchair Gardener More from the Armchair Gardener

recommended by PimaLib_GeofferyB
A list for those of us that are beginning gardeners, and are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
A list for those of us that are beginning gardeners, and are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
Website

Local Blog: Savor the Southwest Local Blog: Savor the Southwest

A blog all about seeds...particularly seeds and seedy goings-on in our little slice of desert. The PCPL Seed Library even gets a mention!
A blog all about seeds...particularly seeds and seedy goings-on in our little slice of desert. The PCPL Seed Library even gets a mention!
Article

Seed librarians fighting the food fight Seed Librarians Are Fighting to Protect the U.S.’s Resilient and Diverse Food System

Article: how seed libraries are fighting against agricultural giants to increase genetic diversity in our crops.
Article: how seed libraries are fighting against agricultural giants to increase genetic diversity in our crops.
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Armchair gardening Armchair gardening

recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary
A list of fun reads for those of us who are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
A list of fun reads for those of us who are more in love with the "idea" of gardening.
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Seeds Are Simply...Smart Seeds Are Simply...Smart

recommended by PimaLib_BetsyL
Use the wisdom of plants and seeds to inspire your own personal growth and perseverance in the New Year!
Use the wisdom of plants and seeds to inspire your own personal growth and perseverance in the New Year!
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Seeds on Ice

A look behind the scenes at the Global Seed Vault in Svalbard. Cary Fowler makes his case for crop diversity and the preservation of our…
recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary
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Herbarium

For gardeners, herbalists, cooks and artists – a beautifully illustrated book featuring 100 herbs. Caz Hildebrand creatively represents…
recommended by PimaLib_SusannahC
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