Charlotte Seed Library
This is a project of the Charlotte Library, to encourage and support our community’s home food producers and seed savers. It is part of a network of Seed Libraries and Seed Savers worldwide which promote the growing of heirloom varieties and keeping the seeds in the hands of the people.
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Ongoing Seed Library Programs
We’ve wrapped up the Community Seed Sharing program for 2020.
Thanks for participating, and check out our latest blog post about saving seeds so you’ll have even more to share for next year!
Seedlings to Share
We’ve wrapped up the Seedlings to Share program for 2020.
It was so wonderful to see gardeners coming together to share seedlings among themselves and to plant it forward to help feed our community.
Thank you for participating!
Help the Seed Library maintain a stock of diverse and popular heirloom vegetable, herb, and edible or pollinator-friendly flower seeds to make available in the community next year. Choose something from the Seed Library or use one (or two, or three?) special favorites you grow already and have saved their seeds. Interested in becoming a Seed Library Steward by Adopting an Heirloom to grow this year and save some of its seeds? Contact…
Be sure to visit our Resources page for articles and links about gardening and seed saving. If you’re looking for some particular information or how-to’s, please contact us and let us know how we can help you!