It's that time of year to
start digging in your backyard, pulling weeds and planting
flowers. The library has everything you need to answer
your toughest gardening questions.
site has the largest online forum of
you can post questions, get advice, join discussion groups,
and much more. Access the HortiPlex
contains over 100,000 entries of plant names, nicknames,
images, and plant ratings.
Chicago Botanic Garden's website has a large database
Take a class, find out what is blooming right now or fill
out a simple questionnaire to see what plants are right for
your particular garden.
website sponsored by the Toro company has what you need to
most of your lawn,
including information about lawn diseases, controlling weeds
and pests, mowing and irrigation.
http://www.backyardgardener.com/veg/ - Do you
want to try your hand at growing your own
This website will help you plan your garden, decide which
vegetables to grow and how to care for them. For
gardens, try http://www.backyardgardener.com/herb/.
We also have books on shade
gardens and gardening
|Visit Area Gardens
need inspiration or looking for something different to do
this summer that's close to home? Check out the Volo Bog Natural State
Area, the Cuneo
Morton Arboretum or the Chicago Botanic
Memorial Day, May 29, 2006
|More than just the start to summer,
Memorial Day is a time for us to reflect on those who have
served our country dating back to the Civil War.
Find long-lost relatives using the library's
(available free for use in the Wauconda Area Library) and HeritageQuest
Online (available remotely with your Wauconda Area Library
card barcode number). For stunning pictures of our
nation's memorials, check out the Wauconda Area Community
Website for the Picture
of the Week.
Library 801 N.