Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
May 31, 2019

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Greywater Green Landscape by Laura Allen

Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard by Laura Allen Save thousands of gallons of water annually and have a beautiful yard no matter the weather by capturing and reusing water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. This empowering and easy-to-use manual offers practical, long-term strategies for water management, […]

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The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 15, 2017

The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer

The Art of Gardening

The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer Discover a world of beauty and creativity! Chanticleer has been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America. It is a place of pleasure and learning, relaxing yet filled with ideas to take home. And now those lessons are available […]

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Cultivating America’s Gardens at Smithsonian

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 1, 2017

Cultivating America’s Gardens at Smithsonian

Trade card, Rice's Seeds, Cambridge, New York, 1887

Cultivating America’s Gardens A Smithsonian Libraries, Smithsonian Gardens and Archives of American Gardens exhibition Visit the exhibit through August 2017 Americans have been making gardens forever, constantly innovating and experimenting as they work the soil. Amateurs and professionals, young and old, schoolchildren and scientists — Americans of every sort have put their backs into gardening. […]

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Growing Gourmet Shiitake Mushrooms

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
April 6, 2017

Growing Gourmet Shiitake Mushrooms

shitake mushroom

Growing Gourmet Shiitake Mushrooms Rachel Brinkman, Assistant Manager of Horticulture 1 Session: Sunday, April 9, 10:00am–Noon Location: Hunnewell Building Garage Rachel Brinkman has been growing mushrooms for several years at the Arnold Arboretum and in the past has worked with Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension, teaching woodlot owners how they can farm their own gourmet mushrooms. […]

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Deep-Rooted Wisdom: Skills and Stories from Generations of Gardeners

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 29, 2016

Deep-Rooted Wisdom: Skills and Stories from Generations of Gardeners

Deep-Rooted Wisdom

Deep-Rooted Wisdom: Skills and Stories from Generations of Gardeners by Augustus Jenkins Farmer Augustus Jenkins Farmer started gardening in the third grade in a corner of the family farm filled with rocks, scrap metal, and crinum and spider lilies. He was free to dig, transplant, and design in any way he wanted by making do […]

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Civic Ecology: Healing and Growing in Community

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
January 23, 2016

Civic Ecology: Healing and Growing in Community

Marianne E. Krasny, PhD, Professor, Department of Natural Resources, and Director, Civic Ecology Lab, Cornell University Thursday, March 3, 7:00–8:30pm, Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum Community gardening and forestry, participatory watershed restoration…in communities around the world there is a growing phenomenon. People are coming together to rebuild and restore local environments affected by crisis, disaster, or […]

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