Plant Exchange

Posted on Friday, April 11, 2014 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Plant Exchange Find a home for your extra plants and score some new additions for your garden. Free! No registration is required. Bring your plants, bulbs, cuttings or seedlings for trade or giveaway. All types of plants are welcome. Label your plants with plant name, height, and whether it needs sun, shade or partial. Pick up labels at the Campbell Library information desk. Labels will also be . . . more »

Coming Up Roses

Posted on Thursday, December 26, 2013 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Everyday Roses It's time to prepare your roses for a glorious spring bloom. Healthy growth all begin months beforehand with winter care. Here is a list of resources to get you started. Everyday Roses How to Grow Knock Out and Other Easy-care Garden Roses By Paul Zimmerman Roses for Northern California By Muriel Humenick Passion for Roses Peter Beales' Comprehensive Guide to Landscaping With Roses By Peter . . . more »

Easy Peasy Seed Saving and Gardening

Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Starting Seeds Would you like to go organic and save money? Think seeds! Growing your own vegetables from seeds is easier than you think. Plus, you can: Save money – seeds are less expensive than buying plants Go organic – if pesticide free food is important you, growing your food from seeds makes sense Grow a gardener – share the love of gardening by teaching a child . . . more »

Habitat Gardening

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by Campbell_Library_Staff

California Wildlife Habitat Garden The California Wildlife Habitat Garden by Nancy Bauer Transform backyard gardens into living ecosystems that are not only enjoyable retreats for humans, but also thriving sanctuaries for wildlife. Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs, this book provides easy-to-follow recommendations for providing food, cover, and water for birds, bees, butterflies, and other small animals. Nancy Bauer discusses practices such as recycling plant waste on site, using permeable . . . more »