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Free Plants Available at Main Library on 5/30

As part of Durham County Library’s Digging Durham Seed Library, Craig LeHoullier, aka the Tomato Man, will be giving away tomato plants (including heirlooms and dwarfs), eggplant and pepper plants on Friday, May 30, at 8 a.m. in the Main Library parking lot. LeHoullier will also share stories about how he acquired the seeds to […]

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Digging Durham Seed Library Launches

The new Digging Durham Seed Library launches on Wednesday, April 23 at Main, South Regional and Southwest Regional Libraries. Library patrons will be able to “check out” seeds and then “return” harvested seeds once the growing season is complete. Seed varieties include tomatoes, peppers, beans and many more. Since February, the library has been collecting […]

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Durham County Library Launches the Digging Durham Seed Library

Durham – Durham County Library will launch the Digging Durham Seed Library at Main, South Regional and Southwest Regional libraries on Wednesday, April 23. Library patrons will be able to “check out” seeds and then “return” harvested seeds once the growing season is complete. “We’re so excited about the launch of our seed library,” said […]

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Seed Saving Workshops

Durham County Library is offering workshops on how to save seeds in preparation for the opening of the Digging Durham Seed Library. Learn how to save seeds and help create seed stock that is well suited to Durham’s climate, boost local biodiversity and save money. Sunday, April 6, 3 – 5 p.m. South Regional Library, […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Seed Saving Workshops

Program: Seed Saving Workshops Dates/Times/Locations: Sunday, April 6, 3 p.m.; South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. (registration required), Saturday, April 12, 3 p.m.; Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road Tuesday, April 15, 6:30 p.m.; Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Cost: Free and open to the public About: Durham County Library is offering workshops […]

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Durham County Library Needs Seeds!

Program: Digging Durham Seed Library Date: Ongoing beginning Monday, February 10 Location: All Durham County Library Locations Cost: Free and open to the public Durham – On April 23, Durham County Library will launch the Digging Durham Seed Library at three locations: Main, South Regional and Southwest Regional. Library patrons will be able to “check […]

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Announcing the Digging Durham Seed Library

Your library is growing an exciting new idea: seeds available for “check out” to the community. Help us start by donating seeds from your home garden or farm. We are looking for flower, vegetable and herb open pollinated seeds well suited for growing in Durham, even from previous seasons. Drop off your seeds in an […]

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