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Interest: Gardening

What’s happening in the garden this week?

Published: August 13, 2021

See what’s happening in the YDL-Whittaker Garden this week!

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Garden Gatherings: Healthy Habits

Published: August 11, 2021

Learn how to build healthy habits with nutritional educator Sarah Stone.

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Garden Gatherings: Yarn Sticks

Published: August 2, 2021

Learn how to make a fun stick art project!

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What’s happening in the garden this week?

Published: July 30, 2021

See what’s happening in the YDL-Whittaker Garden this week!

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Garden Gatherings: Nature Art

Published: July 21, 2021

Looking for an outdoor activity? Gather supplies and make a nature collage!

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What’s happening in the garden this week?

Published: July 12, 2021

See what’s happening in the YDL-Whittaker Garden this week!

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Garden Gatherings: Backyard Jungle

Published: July 12, 2021

Looking for an outdoor activity? Measure off a square foot and explore.

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Rain Garden Plants

Published: July 9, 2021

Our newly planted rain garden is ready to be explored!

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Garden Gatherings: Dendrochronology

Published: June 25, 2021

Pick up information at the YDL-Whittaker youth desk, then study our tree slices from Matthaei Botanical Garden, or use the resources in this post to learn more!

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Garden Gatherings: Birding

Published: June 19, 2021

If you missed our Birding Garden Gathering, hear the read aloud and find the activities you can do at home!

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Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum Community Read

Published: June 12, 2021

YDL is proud to partner with Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum in their Community Read program featuring books that portray the intersection of race and the environment.

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Kids at the Table: Food Justice

Published: February 19, 2021

This week at Garden-to-Table, learn all about food justice!

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Food Justice For Kids

Read a book about food justice, then find activities and learn more on our webpage all about food justice and food justice activists.

Garden-to-Table

Year round garden activities

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Ypsi Farm and Garden Tour

Published: August 1, 2020

Take a virtual tour of a few of Ypsi’s farms and educational gardens to see who’s growing local food!

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Kids Books About Gardening

Learn all about gardening in these nonfiction books for kids.

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Growing Food

Books for adults about growing your own food.

Learning Garden

Learning Garden The Learning Garden was started in 2010 at YDL’s Superior Township branch. We welcome any aspiring gardeners to come by, lend a hand, and learn about gardening. Fresh produce is given away to library visitors during the growing season. Garden prepping and planting happens in May and June each year. What’s Growing in the Garden? Cucumbers Tomatoes Green Beans Sunflowers Dill Melons   Ready to Pick Tomatoes Green Beans Cucumbers Dill    Check back for more next week!  

Seed Library

Learn how to share your abundance!

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