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Online Resources for Gardening

Online Resources for Gardening

March 5, 2024

Spring is coming! Use some of the online resources for inspiration to get ready for the warmer weather.

We have a fantastic nonfiction print collection to help get you started. When you’re not flipping through the pages of our beautiful books, take a chance to explore some of our online resources for classes and other learning opportunities. There’s lots to discover at the library!

Universal Class: Online educational service with more than 500 courses you can take any time without waiting for sessions to start or end. Courses include:

  • Introduction to Gardening
  • Vegetable Gardening 101
  • Tropical Gardening 101
  • Floral Arrangement
  • Landscaping 101

Udemy Business: Offers thousands of on-demand courses on personal development, including lots of classes on gardening, plants, and agriculture. Some good courses include:

  • Houseplants 101: A Beginners Guide to Indoor Gardening
  •  Fundamentals of Garden Design
  • Introduction to Precision Agriculture

Gardening and Horticulture (Gale One File)

  • More than 100 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture.
  • Good for both gardening enthusiasts and professionals!

Access Video on Demand: Instant access to world-class documentaries and award-winning educational films. Some good ones to try are:

  • Organic Gardening
  • Gardening: Confidential 
  • Hydroponic Gardening–Inside Things: Science and Technology

Overdrive Magazine: Access to more than 3,500 popular magazines in digital format. Some titles include:

  • The Gardener Magazine
  •  House & Garden
  • Organic Gardening

PressReader: Full-image access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines from around the world

  • Better Homes and Gardens
  • Easy Gardens

LinkedIn Learning for Libraries: Engaging and top-quality courses on creativity and nature in addition to their normal offerings on personal improvement and professional development.

  • Creativity in the garden
  • Nature as a source of happiness

Don’t forget to check out the events page at MCPL.org to see other gardening opportunities and learn in-person or virtually with an expert.

Check out https://www.mymcpl.org/gardening for more!

Meghan P
Electronic Resources Librarian

 

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