Saline County Library Gears Up for 2024 Seed Library

Spring is just around the corner! Okay, maybe it’s a couple of months away. But it’s never too early to start daydreaming about your spring garden!

Luckily for you, the Saline County Seed Library has all of your garden wishlist needs! The Seed Library was established in 2020 with donations from the Healing Waters Outreach Center and patrons. Our staff member in charge of the Seed Library was able to organize countless seeds into a catalog system for “checkout” so that every member of the Seed Library could request up to 5 seed packs per month.

We have vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers galore! Each pack gives you basic planting information and enough seeds to get you started. Our Seed Library Facebook group is available for members to share tips, tricks, and progress of their own gardening experience. The Seed Library is completely free, like all of the library’s services, and is open to all ages.

Encourage your kids, friends, and yourself to explore the world of nature and gardening! Outdoor play is beneficial to all ages. We forget how much beauty is out there and how special it can be to nurture something from the ground up!

Not sure where to begin? Ask our staff! Anna and Bella are always happy to help the next gardener’s budding curiosity grow into a wonderful experience. And gardening is not just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle! There are vegetable plants for organic produce, flowers for bees and birds, bouquet-worthy flowers for special occasions, houseplants and succulents, or even herbs for cooking! Visit our park gardens, straw bale community garden, or Nature Playspace to see what you like! And don’t be afraid to try something new! Be sure to sign up for your seeds in January of 2024!