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Gardening Resources

Your public library is committed to bringing you a wide range of books and materials about gardening. To make your reading easier we have provided this list of resources. Each subject links to our online catalogue providing you with a list of materials available on the subject of your choice. Use your library card to place a hold on an item. You will be notified whenever it is available for pick up.




container gardening

herb gardening

landscape gardening

gardening structures - design and construction

vegetable gardening

organic gardening

flower gardening

greenhouse gardening

water gardens


garden pests


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Nova Scotia Plants

The Nova Scotia Plants book can be downloaded for free. The book, by Marian C. Munro, Ruth E. Newell and Nicholas M.Hill, provides a comprehensive catalogue of the province's flora. Illustrated with GIS-generated distribution maps and full-colour photographs, these colleagues and friends offer a series of identification keys, a glossary, discussion of plant communities and a background to botanical study in the province.
The project took seven years to complete and involved academics, resource managers, technicians and students. Nearly 30 photographers provided images of more than 1,500 species. To download Nova Scotia Plants, go to https://ojs.library.dal.ca/NSM/pages/view/Plants