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Gardening and Homesteading

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One of the most popular areas in our library is the gardening section. From books about the "Founding Gardeners": George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison, to explorations of the current urban gardening craze, our library offers a superb collection. Below is a small sampling of titles and some subject headings to guide interested patrons to the best places to "graze" for more material.

Books on Sustainable Gardening and Homesteading

Storeys Publishing

Storey's mission: To serve our customers by publishing practical information that encourages personal independence in harmony with the environment.

Subject Headings

  • Gardening
  • Vegetable gardening
  • Vegetables—heirloom varieties
  • Sustainable horticulture
  • Sustainable living
  • Urban gardens
  • Self-reliant living
  • Plants edible
  • Edible landscaping
  • Ecological landscaping design
  • Agricultural ecology (Permaculture)
  • Plant propogation
  • Seeds


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