McSweeney’s is a publishing company-turning-nonprofit that seeks to challenge expectations about writing. Each Quarterly Concern has a unique publishing format and features both well-known and emerging writers (and some pretty cool covers). Check out the literary magazine, McSweeney’s at the Pratt Library today.
The Flower-Powered Garden urges home gardeners to embrace one of the most joyful and important parts of the garden—color! Andy Vernon, a self-professed flower fanatic, highlights perennials and annuals that pack a punch, and shares 15 color combinations that can be used in containers and gardens.
Gardening Under Lights is a highly-detailed guide for anyone who wants to successfully garden indoors any time of the year. You’ll learn the basics of photosynthesis, the science of light, how to accurately measure how much light a plant needs.
An expert in hydroponics, Baras has developed many unique and easy-to-build systems for growing entirely in water. In DIY Hydroponic Gardens, he shows with step-by-step photos precisely how to create these systems and how to plant and maintain them.
Ever wonder what happens to all those books while the Central Library is under renovation? Go behind the scenes at the Pratt’s off-site warehouse to find out how the library’s collections continue to serve customers all over Maryland.