The Year of the Garden

Celebrate the Year of the Garden!

Year of the Garden: Red Deer Public Library Programs & Resources

Celebrate Garden Days!

Celebrate Garden Days!

Jun 18th | 10:00am - 3:00pm
Join us at the Dawe Branch to celebrate Garden Days and the annual opening of our Friends of the Library Reading Garden!
Sign up to be a growing member for the Community Seed Library!

Be a Growing Member for the Community Seed Library!

RDPL is partnering with ReThink Red Deer to start a Community Seed Library! We need 20 members to start growing. Registration opens May 1.

Lit Line: Gardening Tips

May 1st | 12:00am - May 31st | 12:00am
On Your Phone!
Grow your gardening skills with daily garden tips by phoning the Lit Line at 403-342-9100!

RDPL Staff Picks

Seed Savers

Seed is a living thing, it must be renewed each year somewhere by someone. Be that someone!

Bee Helpful for Kids

Books for kids who want to learn more about helping pollinators.

Bee Helpful

Bees, butterflies, wasps, moths, beetles and hummingbirds are some of our native pollinators and these books will help you help them.


Indoors or out, garden to table instructions for attracting wildlife, amending with compost and growing new food varieties in your garden.

Featured Websites

The City of Red Deer Year of the Garden 2022

Year of the Garden Red Deer

Check the City of Red Deer's site for events and programs on gardening, food production, landscaping, and caring for green spaces.
Year of the Garden 2022

Year of the Garden Canada

Join in the fun and “Live the Garden Life” during the Year of the Garden 2022, a celebration of everything gardening related in Canada.

Community Events

Gardening Tips

Browse the Collection: Gardening Books

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