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  1. LaManda Joy How to create a community garden and keep it thriving. Where do you begin? What do you have to know? Leading community garden expert LaManda Joy provides everything you need to grow a successful community garden from a seedling of an idea to an overflowing community harvest.
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  2. Community gardening enhances the fabric of towns and cities through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food, creating an enormously positive effect in the lives of everyone it touches. LaManda Joy, the founder of Chicago’s Peterson Garden Project and a board member of the American...
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  3. Monika Hanneman (Author), Patricia Hulse (Author), Brian Johnson (Author), Barbara Kurland (Author), Tracey Patterson (Author), Sam Tomasello (Illustrator) What a better way to connect with children and with the natural world than through gardening? Team up with the youngsters in your care on scores of fun outdoor and indoor garden-related activities. Share the joy of watching plants and the animals that live among them grow and flourish as you...
  4. Catherine Bukowski (Author), John Munsell (Author), LaManda Joy (Foreword) Community food forests are rapidly emerging across the United States as part of local movements promoting food literacy and community building. Fueled by the popularity of permaculture and agro-ecology, these food forests are capturing the imagination of people in neighborhoods, towns, and cities...
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  5. D.S. Venetta (Author) Jamal Livingston is stressed out. His community garden is in jeopardy of closure, because volunteers are squabbling and an angry neighbor is threatening to have the garden shut down completely. A horrible prospect! Not only do Jamal and the others share their produce with the local food pantry,...
  6. Ginny Stibolt (Author), Melissa Contreras (Author) With food costs on the rise, people are turning to their own yards for affordable and delicious produce. InOrganic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida, expert botanists Ginny Stibolt and Master Gardener Melissa Contreras provide simple and accessible advice for successful, pesticide-free...
  7. Brad Lancaster The award-winningRainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 2nd Edition: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape, is the first book in a three-volume guide that teaches you how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for...
    628.142 LAN | SB.016
  8. Robert Kourik Water conservation is no longer the concern of just a few isolated, drought-stricken communities in the West. While water may not always be scarce, everywhere in the country, a supply of fresh, clean water is no longer a given. Drip Irrigationis the best book to explain how to water everything in...
    631.74 KOU | SB.032
  9. Franklin W. Martin, Ruth M. Ruberte, Laura S. Meitzner Third Edition People interested in tropical gardening or botany will find this an indispensable guide to several hundred species of plants with edible leaves. Leaves can provide high-quality food, and in the tropics, many are from perennials requiring little effort for their abundant production....
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  10. Brad Lancaster 2 Copies Turn water scarcity into water abundance! Earthworks are one of the easiest, least expensive, and most effective ways of passively harvesting and conserving multiple sources of water in the soil. Associated vegetation then pumps the harvested water back out in the form of beauty, food,...
    628.142 LAN | SB.015