Dig It! Gardening with CRRL

Gardening grows the spirit. Grow the garden of your dreams, or revamp your current garden with these free events and library resources.

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Gardening at CRRL Gardening at CRRL

Check out the impressive numbers for our 2018 community gardening initiatives, and join us for the 2019 season.
Check out the impressive numbers for our 2018 community gardening initiatives, and join us for the 2019 season.
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On Kanopy: Portrait of a Garden On Kanopy: Portrait of a Garden

Chronicling four seasons in the life of a restored 17th-century Dutch garden, the film follows two gardeners at work.
Chronicling four seasons in the life of a restored 17th-century Dutch garden, the film follows two gardeners at work.
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Master Gardeners Plant Clinic Master Gardeners Plant Clinic

Beginning in May, the Va. Co-operative Extension's Master Gardeners will answer your gardening questions in these plant clinics.
Beginning in May, the Va. Co-operative Extension's Master Gardeners will answer your gardening questions in these plant clinics.
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Gardening in Virginia Gardening in Virginia

Check out our selection of books that focus on Virginia gardens, native plants, and trees.
Check out our selection of books that focus on Virginia gardens, native plants, and trees.
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Universal Class: Gardening 101 Universal Class: Gardening 101

This online class will guide you step by step through the process of deciding what kind of garden you wish to start.
This online class will guide you step by step through the process of deciding what kind of garden you wish to start.
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Books for Garden Week in Virginia Books for Garden Week in Virginia

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Historic Garden Week in Virginia runs from April 27-May 4. Check out these books on lovely and old gardens throughout the state.
Historic Garden Week in Virginia runs from April 27-May 4. Check out these books on lovely and old gardens throughout the state.
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Universal Class: All About Herbs Universal Class: All About Herbs

This online course will cover all the basics so that you are ready to explore herbs' many uses.
This online course will cover all the basics so that you are ready to explore herbs' many uses.
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On Kanopy: Gardening with Soul On Kanopy: Gardening with Soul

This lively, beautifully shot documentary is about dedicated garden enthusiasts, the Sisters of Compassion in Wellington, England.
This lively, beautifully shot documentary is about dedicated garden enthusiasts, the Sisters of Compassion in Wellington, England.
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Adaptive Gardening and Healing Spaces Adaptive Gardening and Healing Spaces

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Enjoy gardening, no matter your situation.
Enjoy gardening, no matter your situation.
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Universal Class: Floral Arrangement 101 Universal Class: Floral Arrangement 101

Learn the basics of floral arranging through this course, and create a vase of flowers so it looks elegant and professional.
Learn the basics of floral arranging through this course, and create a vase of flowers so it looks elegant and professional.
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Backyard Composting 101 Backyard Composting 101

Learn the essentials of composting food scraps and yard waste, including how to pick a compost bin for your home. Sign up.
Learn the essentials of composting food scraps and yard waste, including how to pick a compost bin for your home. Sign up.
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Square Foot Gardening Square Foot Gardening

Jun 22nd | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tips on getting started, the dirt on soil composition, and a tour of the Salem Church Branch Community Garden.
Tips on getting started, the dirt on soil composition, and a tour of the Salem Church Branch Community Garden.
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