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Gardening Resource Guide

Print Resources

In addition to books in the nonfiction section (call number 635), UPL also has gardening magazines!

  • Better Homes and Gardens
  • Fine Gardening
  • Garden Gate

Online Resources

Prairie Moon Nursery, www.prairiemoon.com

  • Find specific planting information and seed details 
  • FAQs and plenty of helpful information on native gardening 

Seed Savers, www.seedsavers.org

  • Explore topics such as garden planning, seed starting, plant care, and seed saving.
  • Crop-by-crop growing guides

 Iowa State University Horticulture News, www.hortnews.extension.iastate.edu

  • Timely topics for every season and current gardening news
  • An encyclopedia of Iowa gardening knowledge, videos, and much more

 Garden Guides, www.gardenguides.com

  • Tons of general gardening information
  • A step-by-step guide to harvesting seeds