Growing Interests

Springtime is nearly here! These books will help inspire budding gardeners.


City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
Community gardens are the focus of this delightful story of a young person’s desire to add beauty to their neighborhood.

The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
Young Liam finds a struggling garden, and, by carefully tending it, makes the whole city blossom with color.

Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert
Follow the story of a father and child as they plant, tend, and harvest vegetables. Their bounty is made into vegetable soup to enjoy.

Ready, Set, Grow by DK Publishers
This book is filled with fun and easy gardening projects suitable for all ages.

Two Old Potatoes and Me by John Coy
A young girl finds two old and sprouted potatoes and her father suggests they try planting them to see if new potatoes will grow.

The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
Flower gardens are beautiful, but a young girl learns that ugly vegetables can be lovely when shared in a delicious meal.

Plant a bean seed in a pot that you decorate at Central Library on Wednesday, March 3 from 4-5pm. Let’s play with dirt in the Library.

bean sprouts


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