Gardening Book of the Month

Gardening book of the month: April 2023

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)’s monthly gardening e-book suggestion.

Guide to Canadian Vegetable Gardening

By Douglas Green

Leading expert Douglas Green’s book is the perfect guide for the novice gardener in Canada. It starts with general gardening information and moves on to explain the country’s wide range of climates, how to identify your zone using the maps provided, and average first and last frosts dates. It also contains tips on how to improve the quality of your soil and how to grow more vegetables in a limited space. The second part of the book has specific instructions on how to grow a wide variety of vegetables and herbs, including practical details on when, where and how to plant and care for them.

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Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) provides every Quebecer with free, lifelong access to stimulating environments where they can learn and grow. It collects and shares Québec’s history and culture and expands people's horizons by showcasing knowledge from around the world, both online and at its 12 facilities located throughout the province. Its collections include millions of treasures—books, magazines and newspapers, films, music, images, archives—that are universally accessible now and preserved for future generations.

2 comments on “Gardening book of the month: April 2023

  1. lizaandres91

    Thanks for providing such information. I can’t call myself a gardener, but I know some things about it thanks to my parents. But gardening is not something I often do. But I have a writing course at my university, and we often write about different things and activities, and this week I have to write about gardening. And to be honest, I have no idea where to start. But I’ll for sure write a small review of a book, and also on PHDessay I found some essay examples on it, and I think that reading them will be a good idea to find some ideas and inspiration. And this site is also a good source of garnering info, so today, I want to go through it and find something useful for my paper.

  2. teresahenderson38

    Thanks for the recommendation!

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