Spring Gardens

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With spring just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning your garden!  Whether you are a first-time gardener or are eager to grow your green thumb, the Upper Arlington Reference Department has resources for you.

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There are a variety of articles in the  Home Improvement Reference Center that offer guidance for do-it-yourself projects in and around the house. 

Another helpful resource that offers gardening tips and information is the  James Dulley’s Sensible Home (in library use only)

  1. Under “30 General Topics Lists,” select the Landscaping / Gardening Topics List
  2. Select your bulletin of interest. Examples include controlling pests naturally with herbs and flowers  and growing fragrant shrubs .  
  3. Select “Instant Download.”
  4. Select “Download Update Bulletin Link” to gain access to each bulletin's content.

There is also a “Do It Yourself Homeowner Reference Guides” section where users can select the  Plant / Landscaping Selector Guide to find tips on how to grow various annuals, biennials, and perennials.

Come check out these databases for yourself to get inspiration on new ways to make your garden beautiful!

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If you have any questions or need further ideas for your garden, the Upper Arlington Reference Department is here to assist you.  Let's make this spring beautiful!