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.