We’ve all grown used to the ideal of a lush green lawn surrounding our homes, but there are exciting new landscaping alternatives.
We are fortunate to have many creative people in our community – so we have a wonderful variety of arts and crafts groups that meet regularly! Joining an art or craft group might provide just the creative outlet you need.
These days, more and more folks are making a conscious choice to protect the environment – including the good people of Topeka.
What to do when it’s too cold/snowy/wet to work in the garden? That’s the perfect time to browse new gardening books!
Your home is like your blank canvas, and every choice you make is like putting another daub of paint on your masterpiece.
Flowers, bushes, and trees aren’t the only things you can plant in the fall. Ever wished you could have fresh greens in the winter? Year-round gardening is not just a dream. You can do it, and fall is the time to get started.
Basket-making is a great hobby. Try it out!
Make books! I don’t mean write them, I mean construct them.
Believe it or not, it’s easy to plant and maintain beautiful container gardens. You might not think so. Maybe you don’t have enough time, energy, or space for a full garden. Or you have limited physical abilities, and/or crawling around in the dirt (and chiggers!) is not your idea of a good time. You’d like […]
Preview the Green Fair, and come along with the Green Team and see how we created seed paper that helps Monarch butterflies.
Studies have shown that crafting has effects that are similar to meditation, and it can help folks who suffer from anxiety, depression, or chronic pain.
More people are growing their own food these days. There are lots of new ideas and approaches to gardening … and the library’s Lawn and Garden Neighborhood has the resources to help!