It’s the perfect time to get dirty. Dirty hands that is, by digging deep into some micro gardening on your patio, veranda, landing, balcony, courtyard
or deck. Let’s dip a toe (and a hand) into the wonderful world of small space gardening.
If you’re a beginner or just want to get better at growing an edible garden, imagine growing healthy, healing foods you can enjoy every day, while reducing
food waste and living more sustainably. With a little help, good planning and design – even in a small space, you can maximise your enjoyment with
"Micro gardening is the practice of intensively food ‘farming’ in containers and well-designed, small urban spaces. Micro gardens are designed to be highly
productive; energy and space efficient; sustainable; affordable; and grown in healthy living soil.” Anne Gibson
Sunshine Coast Libraries members have borrowed gardening items 103,933 times! While you're on the couch, check out the range of titles on eAudiobook and
eBooks available through Libraries. Free access 24/7 with your library card.
Access 200+ of your favourite magazines including Woman’s Day, Better Homes and Gardens, Australian Geographic, APC, Camper Austalia, Esquire and GQ. To
get started using free eMagazines, download the RBDigital app, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.
Set up a Kanopy account to access more films for free. For first time customers - selectAdd Library Card and enter your member number and
password. Create a Kanopy account, then verify your email address.
Stream gardening related documentaries on Beamafilm
Seed: the untold story Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital
as seeds. This documentary follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy.
Enjoy documentaries and movies with a focus on Australian stories and quality international content. First time customers, enter your library member number
and create a Beamafilm account. Repeat customers, sign in with your email and your Beamafilm password.
AtoZ World Food
Super excited to start cooking with your home-grown food bounty? Access AtoZ World Food to spice up your life with traditional recipes from 174 countries. Explore national and regional cuisines, daily meals, dining etiquette and special
occasion foods. Sign in with your library member number.
Listen on the go with these gardening related podcasts
The Hungry Gardener If you are a grower of fresh produce, this permaculture-focused
and sustainable living poddie is for you. Hosted by Fabian Capomolla.
Garden Clinic Presented by one of Australia’s most-loved gardening experts
Graham Ross, get the inside track on creative gardening.
Gardening Australia Popular ABC program Gardening Australia is the go-to for
all things on the grow and DIY. Presented by Australia’s leading horticultural experts. Hosted by home grown gardening guru Costa Georgiadis.
The Urban Farm This is a
grow your own food podcast by Greg Peterson covering topics like urban beekeeping, permaculture, composting and more.
All podcasts are free and available to listen on: Android: Google Play, Procast, Downcast, Pocket Casts, AntennaPod and Player FM. iOS: Apple Podcasts
app, RadioPublic, Pocket Casts, Castbox, Podbean and Stitcher. You can also stream podcast from Spotify.