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Welcome to the guide for the Macdonald Campus Seed Library! Here you will find many resources on all aspects of gardening, from seed starting, the best gardening techniques for your space, troubleshooting, composting, saving your seeds for next year's planting, preserving your harvest, and more.

 

General Gardening Guides

Books

Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB453.5 R645 2009)

Great Garden Companions: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB321 C9 1998)

Guide to Canadian Vegetable Gardening: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB453.3 C2 G74 2009)

How to Grow Food: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing All Kinds of Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, Salads and More: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB324.3 G52 2011)

Growing Food in a Short Season: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB453.5 W38 2014)

 

Online

The Green Pages: From Espace pour la vie Montréal (version française)

Specialized Gardening Guides

Indoor Gardening

Books

Indoor Kitchen Gardening: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB324.5 M54 2014)

Online

The 16 Best Healthy, Edible Plants to Grow Indoors

6 Absolute Easiest Herbs to Grow Indoors

 

Container Gardening

Container Gardening for Dummies: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB418 M27 2010)

The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB418 S633 2011)

Permaculture in Pots: How to Grow Food in Small Urban Spaces: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number S494.5 P47 K46 2012)

Edible Container Gardening for Canada: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB418 S665 2013)

 

Small-Space Gardening

Grow Great Grub: Organic Food from Small Spaces: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB453.5 T73 2010)

Vertical Gardening: Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less Space: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB463.5 F45 2011)

All New Square Foot Gardening: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB321 B275 2013)

Soil Building & Pest Management

Let It Rot!: The Gardener's Guide to Composting: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number S661 C35 1990)

Easy Compost: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number S661 E27 2013)

The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB453.5 O675 2009)

The Rodale Book of Composting: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number S661 R62 1992)

Seed Saving

Books

The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds: 322 Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers, Fruits, Trees and Shrubs: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB118.3 G68 2011)

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB324.75 A8 2002)

The Manual of Seed Saving: Harvesting, Storing and Sowing Techniques for Vegetables, Herbs and Fruits: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number SB324.75 H4513 2013)

 

Online

Vegetable Seed Saving Handbook

A Seed Saving Guide for Gardeners and Farmers

Beginner's Guide to Seed Saving

Basic Seed Saving

Canning & Preserving

Books

Preserving by the Pint: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number TX601 M277 2014)

Canning for a New Generation: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number TX601 K74 2016)

Batch: Over 200 Recipes, Tips & Techniques for a Well Preserved Kitchen: Available in print at the Macdonald Campus Library (call number TX601 M23 2016)

Online

A Beginner's Guide to Canning

National Center for Home Food Preservation

Home Canning Safety: From the Health Canada (version française)

Librarian

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