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Making Fairy & Gnome Gardens in our Backyard

Kids used sticks, stones, flowers, and even moss from our backyard to make beautiful gnome and fairy gardens on Tuesday at our Main Branch. They were so creative, using nature’s beauty to supplement the supplies we provided. Our theme for … Continue reading

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Explore the History of Victory Gardens with The Food Historian

Victory Gardens made a resurgence during the COVID pandemic but what do you know about their history? Why did they become popular during both World Wars? Our Librarian Cailey interviews food historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson to learn that and more! … Continue reading

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How (and Why) to Plant a Rain Garden

Natalie Gertz-Young from the Master Rain Gardener Program explains why rain gardens are so important and how to add one to your property. She walks you through designing, digging, planting, and maintaining your rain garden! If you want to know … Continue reading

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Noticing Nature’s Cues for your Garden

Spring has nearly sprung, and we have partnered with the Lake County Master Gardeners for a monthly series of garden talks to help both expert and budding green thumbs. The first talk will be hosted online via Zoom at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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Discover the history of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens

You may already be familiar with the loveliness of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens – the more than 30 themed gardens that beautify the drive along Martin Luther King Jr. and East boulevards in Cleveland – but do you know their history? Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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