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|bgcolor="#e0e0e0" | '''Local Gardening Links'''
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|bgcolor="#e0e0e0" | '''Regional Links'''
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*[http://www.fernwoodbotanical.org/ Fernwood Botanical Gardens]
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*[http://fivepointgardens.com/ Five Point Gardens]
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*[http://www.meijergardens.org/ Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park]
*[http://www.meijergardens.org/ Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park]
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*[http://www.gingervalley.com/index-asp.htm Ginger Valley]
 
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*[http://www.sbpark.org/conservatory/conservatory.html Potawatomi Greenhouse and Conservatories]
 
*[http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/ConHort.html Purdue University's Consumer Horticulture]
*[http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/ConHort.html Purdue University's Consumer Horticulture]
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*[http://www.mishawakacity.com/ShiojiriPark.asp Shiojiri Niwa Japanese Garden]
 
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'''National and International Links'''
*[http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/ BBC Gardening]
*[http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/ BBC Gardening]
*[http://www.gardenweb.com/ GardenWeb - The Internet's Garden Community]
*[http://www.gardenweb.com/ GardenWeb - The Internet's Garden Community]
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*[http://www.orchidmall.com/ Orchid Mall]
*[http://www.orchidmall.com/ Orchid Mall]
*[http://www.organicgardening.com/ Organic Gardening]
*[http://www.organicgardening.com/ Organic Gardening]
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*[http://victoryseeds.com/ The Victory Seed Company]
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*[http://www.seedsavers.org/ Seed Savers Exchange (heirloom seeds)]
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*[http://victoryseeds.com/ The Victory Seed Company (heirloom seeds)]
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='''SJCPL Gardening Resources'''=
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===Gardening Call Numbers===
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=='''SJCPL Gardening Resources'''==
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===New Gardening books on our Shelves===
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/a?searchtype=t&searcharg=tending+your+garden&SORT=D&submit.x=0&submit.y=0&submit=Submit[[Image:tendingyour garden.gif|left|Tending your garden]]]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/tamerican+horticultural+society/tamerican+horticultural+society/1,24,29,B/frameset&FF=tamerican+horticultural+society+a+z+encyclopedia+of+garden+plants&2,,2 [[Image:horticultsoc.gif|left|American Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants]]]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Kids+container+gardening&SORT=R&submit3.x=0&submit3.y=0&submit3=Search [[Image:kidscontainer.gif|left|Kids' Container Gardening]]]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/Xgardening&l=&m=&p=&b=&SORT=D&Da=2004&Db=/Xgardening&l=&m=&p=&b=&SORT=D&Da=2004&Db=/13%2C51%2C51%2CB/frameset&FF=Xgardening%26l%3D%26m%3D%26p%3D%26b%3D%26SORT%3DD%26Da%3D2004%26Db%3D&20%2C20%2C [[Image:squarefoot.gif|left|Square Foot Gardening]]]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/tyou+grow+girl/tyou+grow+girl/1%2C1%2C1%2CB/frameset&FF=tyou+grow+girl&1%2C0%2C You Grow Girl]
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|General gardening
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/tamerican+horticultural+society/tamerican+horticultural+society/1,24,29,B/frameset&FF=tamerican+horticultural+society+a+z+encyclopedia+of+garden+plants&2,,2 A-Z Encyclopedia<br>of Garden Plants]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Kids+container+gardening&SORT=R&submit3.x=0&submit3.y=0&submit3=Search Kids' Container<br>Gardening]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=easy+orchids&SORT=D&SORT=R&submit3.x=0&submit3.y=0&submit3=Search[[Image:Easyorchids.gif|left|Easy Orchids]]]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/tgarden+maker%27s+manuel/tgarden+makers+manuel/-2%2C0%2C0%2CB/frameset&FF=tgarden+makers+manual&1%2C1%2C/indexsort=-[[Image:Gardenmanual.gif|left|The Garden Maker's Manual]]]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/Xgardening&l=&m=&p=&b=&SORT=D&Da=2004&Db=/Xgardening&l=&m=&p=&b=&SORT=D&Da=2004&Db=/25%2C51%2C51%2CB/frameset&FF=Xgardening%26l%3D%26m%3D%26p%3D%26b%3D%26SORT%3DD%26Da%3D2004%26Db%3D&35%2C35%2C [[Image:moosewoodgarden.gif|left|The Moosewood Restaurant Kitchen Garden]]]
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=t&searcharg=easy+orchids&SORT=D&SORT=R&submit3.x=0&submit3.y=0&submit3=Search Easy Orchids]
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|Organic gardening
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/tgarden+maker%27s+manuel/tgarden+makers+manuel/-2%2C0%2C0%2CB/frameset&FF=tgarden+makers+manual&1%2C1%2C/indexsort=-  The Garden<br>Maker's Manual]
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|635.0484
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|[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/Xgardening&l=&m=&p=&b=&SORT=D&Da=2004&Db=/Xgardening&l=&m=&p=&b=&SORT=D&Da=2004&Db=/25%2C51%2C51%2CB/frameset&FF=Xgardening%26l%3D%26m%3D%26p%3D%26b%3D%26SORT%3DD%26Da%3D2004%26Db%3D&35%2C35%2C The Moosewood Restaurant<br>Kitchen Garden]
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|Water gardens
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===Gardening Magazine Subscriptions===
===Gardening Magazine Subscriptions===
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[http://www.libraryforlife.org/subjectguides/index.php/Magazine_Titles_by_Subject#Gardening Gardening magazines by title]
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*[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=w&searcharg=backhome+periodical&SORT=R&submit3.x=49&submit3.y=9&submit3=Search Backhome]
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*[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=w&searcharg=Chicagoland+Gardening+periodical&SORT=R&submit3.x=24&submit3.y=7&submit3=Search Chicagoland Gardening]
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*[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=w&searcharg=english+garden+periodical&SORT=R&submit3.x=19&submit3.y=8&submit3=Search The English Garden]
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*[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=w&searcharg=garden+gate+periodical&SORT=R&submit3.x=32&submit3.y=12&submit3=Search Garden Gate]
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*[http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/?searchtype=w&searcharg=horticulture+periodical&SORT=R&submit3.x=14&submit3.y=13&submit3=Search Horticulture, The Art of American Gardening]
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After a long winter, encouraging signs of spring have appeared. The snowdrops, crocuses and scilla are blooming, bright spots of color among all the dead leaves. Now's the time to uncover your garden and flower beds, rake up the leaves, sticks and dried plant stems from last season.
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You can also divide perennials now, while they are still coming to life. Hostas, sedum, day lilies, iris and chives all divide easily this early in the season.
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Cold weather plants can go in now, as well. Home Depot has broccoli and cabbage plants in, and Farmer's Market vendors have onion and leek plants. Radishes, lettuce, potatoes, swiss chard, and beets can also go in.
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If you have been itching to get your fingers in the dirt, now's the time. Go to it!
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[http://encore.sjcpl.lib.in.us/iii/encore/search/C|Sgardening|Ff%3Afacetmediatype%3Ap%3Ap%3AMAGAZINE%2525252FNEWSP%3A%3A|Ff%3Afacetcollections%3A1%3A1%3AAll%25252BSt.%25252BJoseph%25252BCounty%25252BPublic%25252BLibrary%25252Bcollections%3A%3A|Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=pearl Library catalog search results]
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=='''Community Garden Resources'''==
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='''Making a Garden'''=
==='''Farmer's Market'''===
==='''Farmer's Market'''===
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|Visit the [http://www.southbendfarmersmarket.com/ Farmer's Market] for fresh, seasonal produce and garden plants.
1105 Northside Boulevard
1105 Northside Boulevard
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The [http://www.hort.purdue.edu/mg/ Purdue Master Gardener Program] provides residents of Indiana with training in a variety of horticultural subjects.  Participants in the program then volunteer to serve as gardening educators in their communities.  [http://www.ces.purdue.edu/stjoseph/ Local contact information] is available on the web.
The [http://www.hort.purdue.edu/mg/ Purdue Master Gardener Program] provides residents of Indiana with training in a variety of horticultural subjects.  Participants in the program then volunteer to serve as gardening educators in their communities.  [http://www.ces.purdue.edu/stjoseph/ Local contact information] is available on the web.
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Are you interested in starting a garden in your neighborhood, or participating in one that's already going? Contact [http://www.sbcg.org Community Gardens of Michiana] for more information! 
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='''Visiting a Garden'''=
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*[http://www.angelofhopemichiana.org/mission.htm Angel of Hope Memorial Garden (for those who have lost a child)]
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*[http://www.carriagehousedining.com/pgs/garden.html Carriage House Dining Room kitchen garden]
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*[http://www.fernwoodbotanical.org/ Fernwood Botanical Gardens]
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*[http://www.gingervalley.com/granger_gc.cgi Ginger Valley garden center water gardens]
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*[http://centerforhistory.org/see-and-do/historic-houses/historic-oliver-gardens Historic Oliver gardens]
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*[http://sbpark.org/parks/potawatomi-park/conservatory/ Potawatomi Greenhouse and Conservatories]
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*[http://www.cscsisters.org/spirituality/Pages/labyrinth.aspx Saint Mary's College labyrinth garden]
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*[http://www3.saintmarys.edu/departments/biology/facilities-nature-area Saint Mary's College nature area]
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*[http://mishawaka.in.gov/shiojiriniwa Shiojiri Niwa Japanese Garden]
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===Definitions & History===
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The Wikipedia has some fascinating information about [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardening gardening and its history.]
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Last updated: -- Mrs. B April 1, 2009
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Revision as of 20:58, 13 June 2012

Regional Links

National and International Links

Contents

SJCPL Gardening Resources

Gardening Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
General gardening 635
Organic gardening 635.0484
Lawn care 635.9647
Water gardens 635.9674
Landscaping 712.6


Gardening Magazine Subscriptions

Gardening magazines by title

Library catalog search results


Making a Garden

Farmer's Market

Visit the Farmer's Market for fresh, seasonal produce and garden plants.

1105 Northside Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46615

Open Year-round

Tuesday & Thursday, 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (May through September)
Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Purdue Master Gardener

The Purdue Master Gardener Program provides residents of Indiana with training in a variety of horticultural subjects. Participants in the program then volunteer to serve as gardening educators in their communities. Local contact information is available on the web.

Community Gardens of Michiana

Are you interested in starting a garden in your neighborhood, or participating in one that's already going? Contact Community Gardens of Michiana for more information!

Visiting a Garden


Definitions & History

The Wikipedia has some fascinating information about gardening and its history.

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