Learn about native plants, gardening, and landscaping in Ebooks Minnesota

Cover of "Landscaping with Native Plants of Minnesota" by author Lynn M. Steiner, depicting wildflowers in bloom.

Now that we have officially hit 70 degrees in parts of Minnesota, many of us begin to think about our summer gardens.  Ebooks Minnesota offers numerous books for all age levels relating to gardening, planting, landscaping and just about any other aspect of growing plants indoors, outdoors, in the ground, in containers, for colors, sustainability, or whatever your interest.  You can access the gardening and landscaping books directly at



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Beth Staats

Beth is one of three Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarians with Minitex. She holds a BA in History from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  You can reach her by phone at 612-624-7873 or email at