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Sutton Seed Lending Library
It's that time of year again! Our Seed Lending Library is open for the 2018 garden season. We have new seeds available and gardening books to browse as you plan your home garden. If you have any saved and/or unused seeds from last summer, please consider donating them to our seed library.

 
Seed Lending Library
 
 
The Sutton Seed Lending Library is located in the Sutton Library. We have free open-pollinated, heirloom seeds available to patrons. Select some seeds, plant them in your garden, and try your hand at seed saving in the fall. By returning some of those seeds to the
library, you are helping to continue he
irloom varieties and sharing 
   
   
 
 Available seeds for the 2018 growing season: 

Vegetables:


Beans
     Gold Rush Bush 
     Royal Burgundy Bush
     Sunset Runner Bean
Detroit Dark Red Beet
Red Express Cabbage

Napoli Carrot
Rainbow Blend Chard
Green Finger Cucumber
Vates Kale
Lettuce
      Lolla Rossa
      Rouge d'Hiver
      Salad Bowl
Rocky Ford Muskmelon
High Mowing Mild Mustard Blend
Laxton's Progress #9 Shell Pea
Pepper
      Early Jalapeno Hot Pepper
      King of the North Sweet Pepper
Cinderella Pumpkin
Ostergruss Radish
Butterflay Spinach
Squash
      Yellow Crookneck Summer Squash
      Delicata Winter Squash
Roma VF Paste Tomato
Toma Verde Tomatillo
Purple Top White Globe Turnip

Herbs:
Lemon Balm
Sorrel

Flowers:
Golden Yellow Zinnia
Orange Cosmos
Celosia
Purple Coneflower
Blue Boy Batchelor's Buttons
Mammoth Grey Stripe Sunflower
      




 
 
 
 
For instructions on seed saving, pick up an informational sheet at the library, browse our gardening books collection or check out some of our favorite websites below:
 
http://www.seedsave.org/index.php/save/seed-saving-instructions
 
http://www.seedsavers.org/Education/Seed-Saving-Resources/
 
http://howtosaveseeds.com/
 
 
 


Come in and have a comfortable seat and read the newspaper or a magazine.  
We offer a selection of hot beverages via our Keurig machine.