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Garden with E-books! Garden with E-books!

recommended by PimaLib_SheilaB
Discover gardening in our downloadable ebooks! Grow edibles for you (or your cat!), learn to save seeds, and get inspired.
Discover gardening in our downloadable ebooks! Grow edibles for you (or your cat!), learn to save seeds, and get inspired.
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Growing Edibles in Pots & Containers! Growing Edibles in Pots & Containers!

recommended by PimaLib_SheilaB
Get started or hone your skills at container gardening. This list has guides, techniques, and ideas for you to learn to grow anything.
Get started or hone your skills at container gardening. This list has guides, techniques, and ideas for you to learn to grow anything.
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The Food Explorer

What would hipsters eat if it weren’t for David Fairchild? David Fairchild, intrepid explorer of the 19th century, traveled the world to… More
recommended by PimaLib_SusannahC
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Garbanzo Beans! Garbanzo Beans!

recommended by PimaLib_LoisM
Use these resources to make delicious recipes after you grow your Kala Chana Garbanzo Bean (aka chickpea) seeds from the One Seed Program!
Use these resources to make delicious recipes after you grow your Kala Chana Garbanzo Bean (aka chickpea) seeds from the One Seed Program!
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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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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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