During Phase 2, the Beauregard Parish Library is open with limited hours and limited services. Additional details can be seen here. Within those limitations, further closures may become necessary on short notice due to staff shortages. We will update our social media accounts in those instances. Patrons are also welcome to call 337-463-6217 x 0 during the DeRidder branch's open hours for the most recent updates on branch openings. Computer use is limited and by appointment only. Patrons can schedule appointments online here or by calling 337-463-6217 or in-person by asking a library clerk. Appointments are set at 45-minute intervals. No consecutive appointments for 1 person.
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Spring is officially here and many people are making plans for their yearly vegetable gardens. If you are one of these people, the library received a couple of books this week that might help.
Small-Space Vegetable Gardens by Andrea Bellamy. This informative book will help you grow delicious foods even if you only have a small space available for your garden. You will learn how to plan and build your garden on a balcony, in a raised bed or in any small space that might be available. It will show you how to sow, grow and harvest an abundance of fresh vegetables all season long. Included are lots of color photographs showing creative solutions to the unique demands of a limited growing space. Also included is an A-Z guide to the best small-space varieties of plants.
Epic Tomatoes: How to Select & Grow the Best Varieties of All Time by Craig LeHoullier. Tomato expert Craig LeHoullier shows you how to grow and harvest the best tomatoes ever in this practical and beautiful guide. You will learn the history of this fascinating fruit (yes, tomatoes are actually fruit even though many think of them as vegetables) Included are descriptions of 33 varieties of tomato with photographs. There are step-by-step instructions for starting the seeds, transplanting them and helping them grow to maturity. There are solutions to many of the common problems that tomato growers face, and even a few recipes to help you use your harvest in creative and delicious ways.