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Apr 21

Seed Swap at Grissom Library

Posted on April 21, 2017 at 10:25 AM by Communications Department

Looking to diversify your spring garden or flowerbed? Or just want to start a garden? Visit the Grissom Library on Saturday, April 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a seed swap. The event allows participants to learn about different plants and share various types of seeds. Sunflower seeds_SCBring self-harvested or store-bought seeds to swap with others or to donate to Grissom’s seed library.

Organizers are also sharing tips on beekeeping, pollinator gardens, and more. Be sure to bring plastic ziplock bags and permanent markers to mark swapped seeds. The event is free and open to the public. For more information email