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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 1:00 am

New library books

The following gardening books are new at the Monroeville branch of the Allen County Public Library.


“Container Gardens” by Southern Living

Filled with helpful tips and practical step-by-step advice, this comprehensive and colorful guide inspires gardeners of all skill levels to create beautiful plant combinations for all areas of their home.


“DIY Garden Projects” by Mat Pember

More than 35 garden related projects for those young and old wanting to transform their outdoor living space, including constructing planters, worm farms and scarecrows.


“Growing Tomorrow” by Forrest Pritchard

With more than 50 mouthwatering recipes and more than 250 photographs, this unique cookbook captures the struggles and triumphs of visionary farmers.


“Illinois, Indiana & Ohio: Month-By-Month Gardening” by Beth Botts

Includes all the when-to and how-to information from planting to watering and fertilizing, and from maintenance to problem-solving.


“Sowing Beauty” by James Hitchmough

Describes a revolutionary way to create beautiful, self-sustaining flowering meadow gardens.


“Vegetable Gardening in the Midwest” by Michael Vanderbrug

Features an A–Z section that profiles the 50 vegetables, fruits and herbs that grow best in the Midwest and provides basic care and maintenance for each.