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Create a Beautifully Sustainable Garden

Posted 06/16/21 by April S

Gardening is one of those things a lot of people enjoy. However, the cost and resources required for regular upkeep can get expensive depending on many different factors. That’s why it is so important to explore ways to utilize natural methods that use fewer resources to save time and money. In this blog post, you’ll find Library materials full of tips and tricks specifically designed to help you find environmentally friendly ways to create a beautiful and sustainable garden.

Cover of The Modern Homestead Garden: Growing Self-Sufficiency in Any Size Backyard

The Modern Homestead Garden: Growing Self-Sufficiency in Any Size Backyard

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Cover of Worms at Work: Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting

Worms at Work: Harnessing the Awesome Power of Worms with Vermiculture and Vermicomposting

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Cover of Kitchen Garden Revival: A Modern Guide to Creating a Stylish Small-Scale, Low-Maintenance Edible Garden

Kitchen Garden Revival: A Modern Guide to Creating a Stylish Small-Scale, Low-Maintenance Edible Garden

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Cover of Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden

Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own Water-Efficient Garden

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Cover of Lawn Gone!: Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard

Lawn Gone!: Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard

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Cover of Grow Your Soil!: Harness the Power of the Soil Food Web to Create Your Best Garden Ever

Grow Your Soil!: Harness the Power of the Soil Food Web to Create Your Best Garden Ever

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Cover of Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth

Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth

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Cover of The Edible Ecosystem Solution: Growing Biodiversity in Your Backyard and Beyond

The Edible Ecosystem Solution: Growing Biodiversity in Your Backyard and Beyond

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Cover of The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture: Creating an Edible Ecosystem

The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture: Creating an Edible Ecosystem

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Cover of No-Waste Organic Gardening: Eco-Friendly Solutions to Improve Any Garden

No-Waste Organic Gardening: Eco-Friendly Solutions to Improve Any Garden

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Cover of 101 Organic Gardening Hacks: Eco-Friendly Solutions to Improve Any Garden

101 Organic Gardening Hacks: Eco-Friendly Solutions to Improve Any Garden

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Cover of Paradise Lot: Two Plant Geeks, One-Tenth of an Acre, and the Making of an Edible Garden Oasis in the City

Paradise Lot: Two Plant Geeks, One-Tenth of an Acre, and the Making of an Edible Garden Oasis in the City

Cover of Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

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Cover of Essential Rainwater Harvesting: A Guide to Home-Scale System Design

Essential Rainwater Harvesting: A Guide to Home-Scale System Design

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Cover of The Wastewater Gardener: Preserving the Planet One Flush at a Time!

The Wastewater Gardener: Preserving the Planet One Flush at a Time!

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Looking for more books on the topics featured in this blog post?  

Perform an advanced search in the Library catalog using relevant keywords and/or subject terms like urban homesteading, edible landscaping, sustainable agriculture, urban agriculture, compost, food preservation, self-reliant living, sustainable living and water conservation.      

Looking for Library materials on a different topic?  

Reach out and let us help by calling 419.259.5200 or stop by the reference desk during your next visit to one of our 20 locations.

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