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Water Harvesting Water Harvesting

recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary
Here is a list of water harvesting resources you can check out from PCPL. Check the calendar to see upcoming events, too!
Here is a list of water harvesting resources you can check out from PCPL. Check the calendar to see upcoming events, too!
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The Suburban Micro-farm

If you live in the city or suburbs and want to garden but think you don’t have room to grow edibles, think again! Amy Stross shows you how… More
recommended by PimaLib_SeedLibrary
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The Book of Seeds

Here's one for the true seed enthusiast. A beautiful book covering over 600 seeds with comprehensive information and glorious photographs.… More
recommended by PimaLib_SusannahC
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Plant, Cook, Eat!

This children's cookbook makes the connection between growing and cooking. Basic gardening tips are followed by simple recipes. This book,… More
recommended by PimaLib_SusannahC
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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
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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
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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.
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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!
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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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