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Water Gardens

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Garden Ponds - Tom Barthel; Dennis Kelsey-Wood
Call Number: SB423 .K45 2006eb
ISBN: 1931993696
Publication Date: 2006-05-01
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Keeping Koi - Nancy C. Wisner; Frederick Albert Simon
Call Number: SB423 .W815
ISBN: 080693882X
Publication Date: 1996-12-31

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Pond Basics - Peter Robinson
Call Number: SB423 .R633p 2000
ISBN: 0806922877
Publication Date: 2000-12-01

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The Complete Aquarium - Peter Dale Scott; Jane Burton (Photographer); Kim Taylor (Photographer)
Call Number: SF457 .S428
ISBN: 0789400138
Publication Date: 1995-04-04

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Water Gardens for Plants and Fish - Charles B. Thomas
Call Number: SB423 .T455
ISBN: 0866229426
Publication Date: 1988-02-01

 

For Children - Books and Movies about Pets and Gardens

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Gus and Button - Saxton Freymann (Illustrator); Joost Elffers (Illustrator)
Call Number: SB457 .F911 2001
ISBN: 0439110157
Publication Date: 2001-11-01
Gus and his dog Button leave their white world to brave the scary forest and discover color.

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Mrs. McNosh and the Great Big Squash - Sarah Weeks
Call Number: PZ8.3 .W125 Mrs 2001
ISBN: 9780439312394
Publication Date: 2001
Mrs. McNosh in a funny story about her huge squash.

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The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids - Whitney Cohen; John Fisher
ISBN: 9781604694055
Publication Date: 2012-07-12
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The Turnip - Pierr Morgan
Call Number: PZ8.1 .M824 Tu 1992
ISBN: 0698114264
Publication Date: 1996-11-12
One of Dedoushka’s turnips grows to such an enormous size that the whole family, including the dog, cat, and mouse, is needed to pull it up.

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Wallace & Gromit : The curse of the were-rabbit - Dreamworks Animation and Aardman Features present ; produced by Claire Jennings, Carla Shelley, Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Nick Park ; screenplay by Steve Box & Nick Park, Mark Burton and Bob Baker ; directed by Nick Park & Steve Box.
Call Number: DVD Collection
Publication Date: 2006-02-08
Daffy scientist Wallace (voiced by Peter Sallis) and his heroic dog Gromit are doing well with their business, Anti-Pesto, a varmint-hunting outfit designed to keep their English town safe from rabbits chomping on prized vegetables. Wallace meets Lady Tottington (Helena Bonham Carter), who appreciates Wallace's humane way of dealing with rabbits (courtesy of the Bun-Vac 6000), and sets up a rivalry with the gun-toting Victor Quartermaine (Ralph Fiennes, enjoying himself more than ever).

 

Furry Friends and Great Plants

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Build the Right Fencing for Horses - Jackie Clay
Call Number: http://TH4965 .C58 1999eb
ISBN: 1580172709
Publication Date: 1999-01-12
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Building in Your Backyard - Victor Lane
Call Number: TH4961 .L36 1979
ISBN: 0894800213
Publication Date: 1979-05-01
The suburban guide to making birdhouses, garden sheds, doghouses, playhouses, treehouses, privies, greenhouses, and gazebos

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Dog Friendly Gardens, Garden Friendly Dogs - Cheryl S. Smith
Call Number: SB454 .S648 2004
ISBN: 9781929242078
Publication Date: 2003-09-01
People love their dogs. They also love their gardens. But sometimes these two passions seem to be in conflict. This new book will show you how to design your garden with your dog in mind and be your guide to dog-friendly landscaping and training efforts. Every part of this book shows you how garden design and traditional gardening tasks can blend harmoniously with dog ownership. Just like a dog can be trained to respect your indoor living space, she can also be trained to respect the garden and its many features. In this easy to follow, full-color book the author details how to design the garden with the dog in mind by observing dog behavior.

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Dogs in Their Gardens - Page Dickey
Call Number: SB453 .D551 2001
ISBN: 158479125X
Publication Date: 2001-10-01
In Dogs in Their Gardens, noted garden authority Page Dickey takes us on an insider's tour of 20 of the most charming and imaginative gardens in America and abroad, with man's best friend as reliable host.

In this appealing volume, Page Dickey has created an intimate portrait of beguiling canines and their distinctive floral domains, neither of which would be complete without the other.

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Electric Fencing - Ann Larkin Hansen
Call Number: S790.3 .H36 2013eb
ISBN: 9781603428705
Publication Date: 2013-08-14
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Natural Insect Repellents for Pets, People, and Plants - Janette Grainger; Connie Moore
Call Number: SB951 .G743
ISBN: 0962971200
Publication Date: 1991-10-01

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Square Foot Gardening Answer Book - Mel Bartholomew
Call Number: SB 453 .B3826 2012
ISBN: 9781591865414
Publication Date: 2012-12-12
For more than 30 years Mel Bartholomew has been answering questions from Square Foot Gardeners, and this book presents the very best of that information. Real solutions to real problems, from the inventor of the Square Foot Gardening method.

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The Complete Guide to Organic Lawn Care - Atlantic Publishing Group Inc. Staff; Sandy Baker
Call Number: SB433 .B135 2011
ISBN: 9781601383679
Publication Date: 2011-03-31
The keys to organic lawn care, starting with how to create a low-maintenance lawn, are laid out in great detail in this book, providing the essential information you need to enjoy your yard while not endangering the environment, your pets, or your children.

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Free-Range Chicken Gardens - Kate Baldwin (Photographer); Jessi Bloom
Call Number: SF487 .B64 2012eb
ISBN: 9781604693836
Publication Date: 2012-03-21
Presents advice for keeping chickens in the garden, discussing such topics as housing, garden design, landscaping, fencing, plant choices, and predator control.

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The Pet Poo Pocket Guide - Rose Seemann
Call Number: S655 .S446 2015eb
ISBN: 9781550925883
Publication Date: 2015-05-04
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Poisonous Plants to Avoid with Pets

The following books include just some of the plants that may be poisonous or harmful to pets.

Avoid these plants in your home and garden or make them inaccessable to pets.

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Basic Illustrated Poisonous and Psychoactive Plants - Jim Meuninck
Call Number: QK100 .A1 .M48 2014eb
ISBN: 9781493010257
Publication Date: 2014-05-06
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Guide to Poisonous House and Garden Plants - Anthony Knight
Call Number: SB617 .K55 2007eb
ISBN: 9781482241044
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
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International Poisonous Plants Checklist - D. Jesse Wagstaff
Call Number: QK100.A1 W34 2008eb
ISBN: 1420062522
Publication Date: 2008-07-07
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The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms - Nancy J. Turner; Patrick von Aderkas
ISBN: 9781604691450
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
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Toxic Plants of North America - George E. Burrows; Ronald J. Tyrl
Call Number: QK100.N6 B87 2013eb
ISBN: 9781118413395
Publication Date: 2012-10-15
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Wicked Plants - Amy Stewart; Briony Morrow-Cribbs (Illustrator); Jonathon Rosen (Drawings by)
Call Number: QK100.A1 S74 2009
ISBN: 9781565126831
Publication Date: 2009-05-21
Stewart takes on more than 200 of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations and offers this A-to-Z compendium of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend.

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