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Learn how to make a rain garden

Hey green thumbs, do you have one dip in your yard that stays way too moist? Use it to make a rain garden! Learn how you can make a cozy home for native perennial plants that love to keep their … Continue reading

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Help Monarch butterflies by saving milkweed pods

The Monarch butterfly is in trouble. Each year, fewer of the species survive its storied migration from our neighborhood to their winter home in southern California and Mexico. Experts are concerned that, if the trend isn’t reversed, the species may become … Continue reading

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Tea-making tips from an expert

Master herbalist Sarah Hurt taught a free class about tea on Saturday at our library. She explained how you can combine common herbs and spices to create unique flavors. For aficionados who couldn’t attend, here are some of Hurt’s recommendations on how to add different tastes and … Continue reading

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Learn how to design your own tea

Not sure what to do with all those herbs you grew on your windowsill or back porch? Make the most of your harvest by learning how to design your own teas. Master herbalist Sarah Hurt is teaching a free class about tea … Continue reading

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May Flowers at Mentor Public Library

So we got plenty of April showers, and even some April snow; but it’s all worth it for those May flowers. All kinds of wildflowers grow along the path from our Main Branch to the Read House. They’re tended by … Continue reading

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