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TAKE & MAKE: National Seed Swap Day with the Hanover Master Gardener Association

TAKE & MAKE: National Seed Swap Day with the Hanover Master Gardener Association

The last Saturday of January every year is National Seed Swap Day! 

The Mechanicsville Library and the Hanover Master Gardener Association are partnering together for National Seed Swap Day 2021!

Please register for this event in order to reserve your Seed Swap Day kit to be picked up on Jan. 30 at the Mechanicsville Branch Library.

Kits will include:

- Native Plants for Virginia's Capital Region guide

- 2021 Southern Exposure Seed Exchange catalogue

- tipsheet for seed starting/upcycling in the garden

- vegetable planting calendar

- 2021 Home Gardening Series schedule

- packets of seed: zinnias, lettuce, green peas (and other flower seeds, to be determined)

- resource list of Extension publications


Additional resources about seed saving, propagation and vegetable gardening:

 

VCE - Home Vegetable Gardening webpage

https://ext.vt.edu/lawn-garden/home-vegetables.html

Plant Propagation from Seed

https://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/426/426-001/426-001.html

Seed for the Garden

https://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/426/426-316/426-316_pdf.pdf

VSU - Plant and Soil Sciences webpage

https://www.vsu.edu/agriculture/agricultural-research-station/plant-science/index.php

 

 

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Hanover Unit Extension office Laura Maxey-Nay at (804-752-4310 during business hours of 8:30 –a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.
*TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

 

Date:
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Time:
All Day Event

Registration is required. There are 11 seats available.

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