Internet Resources - Home & Garden
- Access Video On Demand
Enjoy instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos. All you need is Internet access and a valid library card number! iPad, Android, PC and Mac friendly.
Browse related subjects: Art, Business, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Environment, Geography, History, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Recreation, Religion, Travel
- Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Provides information on specific makes and models of a variety of small engine driven machines, including: tractors, snowmobiles, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft, marine/boat motors, generators, and more.
Browse related subjects: Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Technology
- Pests in Homes, Gardens, Landscapes, and Turf
University of California's official guidelines for pest monitoring techniques, pesticides, and nonpesticide alternatives for managing pests, including information from Pest Notes and The UC Guide to Solving Garden and Landscape Problems.
Browse related subjects: Gardening, Pests
- Water Smart Gardening in Santa Cruz County
This free online gardening tool was created by the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County especially for our diverse local climate. It allows you to view beautiful local gardens for design ideas, use interactive tools to design your garden, evaluate hundreds of plant species and make a plant list, learn how to reduce landscape water use, and prevent and solve pest problems with less-toxic methods.
Browse related subjects: California, Do-It-Yourself, Environment, Gardening, Horticulture, Pests, Plants, Santa Cruz County, Seeds
Did You Know?
Aptos was originally a "rancheria" (Spanish term for an Indian settlement), and is now an unincorporated village, of indefinite area, centered around the present-day junction of Soquel Drive and Trout Gulch Road. "Aptos" is said to be an Indian name meaning "meeting of the two streams or waters," i.e., the ... [More]