Garden Month

Apparently, April is Garden Month! That seems fitting, as we are finally seeing some sunny, warm days in Rocky River. As you plot out your backyards, balconies, or windowsills, check out some of these helpful gardening books. Whether you’re a beginner or ready for a challenge, we’ve got a book for you. 

Indoor Edible Garden by Zia Allaway 

How to Window Box: Small-Space Plants to Grow Indoors or Out by Chantal Aida Gordon 

The Container Victory Garden: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Groceries by Maggie Stuckey 

Gardening for Everyone: Growing Vegetables, Herbs, and More at Home by Julia Watkins 

The Herb Garden Specialist by David Squire 

Down & Dirty: 43 Fun & Funky First-Time Projects & Activities to Get You Gardening by Ellen Zachos 

Midwest Fruit & Vegetable Gardening: Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles by Katie Elzer-Peters 

Ohio Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Denny McKeown 

A Gardener’s Craft Companion: Simple Modern Projects to Make with Garden Treasures by Sandra Salamony 

The Creative Vegetable Gardener: 60 Ways to Cultivate Joy, Playfulness, and Beauty Along with a Bounty of Food by Kelly Smith Trimble 

I hope these books spark some plant inspiration! And remember, the Library has partnered with the Cleveland Seed Bank to provide seed packets for “check out”! It’s a great way to get started with a range of choices, from peppers to basil to zucchini. Please visit here for more information.  



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