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Gardening and Horticulture Open Access Resources

This guide provides many open access (free to use) resources regarding agriculture, horticulture, and other topics usually covered within the University Extension programs.


Harter cousins in garden near Colfax, Washington, circa 1914. Washington Rural Heritage Collection.


This guide has been created for the many community members who may want to learn more about gardening and horticulture but may not have access to WSU's subscription research databases.

There are many fantastic open access (e.g. free to use) resources. The resources listed on this guide range from advanced research to basic how-to guides.

Have questions? Contact David Luftig, WSU's agricultural sciences librarian. 

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