The Seed Library

What is the Seed Library?

The Seed Library is located in a card catalog cabinet near the newspapers. The drawers are sorted into "Fruit & Veg," "Herbs," and "Florals," and filled with donated seeds. Any member of the community can borrow seeds from the Seed Library without a card or membership required. Taking seeds from the seed library only promises that if you can, you will donate some of the seeds you save.

The Seed Library is sponsored by the Warren County Master Gardeners, with seeds donated from Fedco Seeds, High Mowing Seeds, Seed Savers Exchange, and local gardeners like you.

Seed Library Logos

Donating Seeds

Take an envelope from the Seed Library and fill out as much information as you can for the seeds being donated. Place the seeds in the envelope, and return it in the drawer marked "Donation Returns." Please ensure the seeds are fully dry and clear of chaff before donating. If donating seeds in a commercial packet, there is no need to fill out a new envelope, but still place it in the "Donation Returns" drawer so that it can be added to the available seeds list.

Seeds Available

The table below is updated monthly. Seeds listed are not guaranteed to still be in the collection and there may be additional seeds present that were not processed.

Fruit & Veg Herbs Florals
Arugula, Astro (Hudson) Basil, Genovese (Hudson) Hollyhock, Indian Spring (True Leaf)
Arugula, Belleszia (Hudson) Basil, Gustoso (Hudson) Marigold, Pinwheel (Hudson)
Arugula, Esmee (Hudson) Basil, Rosie (Hudson) Snapdragon (Hudson)
Bean, Bush Gold Rush (Donation) Basil, Rutger's Obsession DMR (Hudson) Zinnia, County Fair Blend (Hudson)
Bean, Bush Strike (True Leaf) Cilantro, Caribe (Hudson) Zinnias, Pixie Sunshine Container (Renee's)
Bean, Garden Kentucky Blue (Farmer Seed) Cilantro, Cruiser (Hudson)  
Bean, Lima Early Thorogreen (West Coast) Dill (Farmer Seed)  
Bean, Lima Henderson (Bently) Dill, Bouquet (Hudson)  
Bean, Pole Oriental Yard Long (True Leaf) Dill, Greensleeves (Hudson)  
Bean, Pole Snap Early Riser (Adaptive) Fennel (Farmer Seed)  
Beet, Detroit Dark Red (True Leaf) Fennel, Finale (Hudson)  
Beet, Lutz Green Leaf (True Leaf) Oregano (Farmer Seed)  
Broccoli, De Cicco (Hudson) Oregano, True Greek (Cornucopia)  
Broccoli, Waltham 29 (Hudson) Parsley (Farmer Seed)  
Broccoli Raab, Sorrento (True Leaf) Parsley, Giant Italian (Hudson)  
Cabbage, Copenhagen Market (True Leaf) Parsley, Italian Flat Leaf (Hudson)  
Cabbage, Deadon (Hudson) Sage, Common (Hudson)  
Cabbage, Farao (Hudson) Summer Savory (Hudson)  
Cabbage, Golden Acre (Hudson) Summer Savory (Farmer Seed)  
Cabbage, Pak Choi White Stem (True Leaf) Thyme (Hudson)  
Carrot, Bangor F1 (Hudson)    
Carrot, Bollin (Hudson)    
Cauliflower, Snowball Y Improved (True Leaf)    
Chard, Perpetual Spinach (Eden Bros)    
Chard, Ruby Red (Hudson)    
Cherry, Ground Aunt Molly (Donation)    
Chives (Hudson)    
Corn, Roy's Calais Flint (Hudson)    
Corn, Strawberry Popcorn (Urban Farmer)    
Corn, Sweet Silver Queen Hybrid (Donation)    
Cucumber, Lemon (Hudson)    
Cucumber, Marketmore 76 (Bently)    
Cucumber, Poona Kheera (Donation)    
Eggplant, Black Beauty (True Leaf)    
Eggplant, Black Beauty (Hudson)    
Eggplant, Pandora Striped Rose (True Leaf)    
Escarole, Broadleaf Batavian (Eden Bros)    
Greens, Mizuna Asian (Hudson)    
Kale, Blue Curled Scotch (Cornucopia)    
Kale, Lacinato Dinosaur (Hudson)    
Kale, Premier (True Leaf)    
Kohlrabi, Early White Vienna (True Leaf)    
Kohlrabi, Purple Vienna (True Leaf)    
Komatsuna, Japanese Mustard Spinach (True Leaf)    
Leek, American Flag (Farmer Seed)    
Leek, Large American Flag (True Leaf)    
Lettuce, Green Towers Romaine (Hudson)    
Lettuce, High Mowing DMR Blend (Hudson)    
Lettuce, Merlot (Baker Creek)    
Lettuce, Outredgeous Romaine (Hudson)    
Lettuce, Red Oakleaf (Hudson)    
Lettuce, Romaine Little Gem (True Leaf)    
Lettuce, Ruby Red Leaf (True Leaf)    
Lettuce, Summer Bibb (True Leaf)    
Mache, Corn Salad (True Leaf)    
Melon, Piel de Sapo (True Leaf)    
Mustard, Hotshot Spicy Blend (Hudson)    
Mustard, Red Giant (Hudson)    
Mustard, Ruby Streaks (Hudson)    
Okra, Red Burgundy (True Leaf)    
Pac Choy, White Stemmed (Hudson)    
Parsnip, Lancer (Hudson)    
Pepper, Anaheim (Cornucopia)    
Pepper, Anaheim Chili Mild (True Leaf)    
Pepper, California Wonder Sweet (Hudson)    
Pepper, Candlelight Hot (Hudson)    
Pepper, Early Jalapeno (Hudson)    
Pepper, Pablano Chile (Cornucopia)    
Pepper, Ring-O-Fire Cayenne Hot (Hudson)    
Pepper, Santa Fe Grande Mild (True Leaf)    
Pumpkin (Donation)    
Pumpkin, Jack O'Lantern (Bently)    
Radish, China Rose (Sow Right)    
Sorrel, Large Leaf (True Leaf)    
Squash, Acorn (Donation)    
Squash, Benning's Green Tint (True Leaf)    
Squash, Butternut (Donation)    
Squash, Early Prolific Straightneck (Cornucopia)    
Squash, Early Prolific Straightneck (Valley Greene)    
Squash, Lebanese White Bush (True Leaf)    
Squash, Spaghetti (Donation)    
Squash, Spaghetti (Ferry-Morse)    
Squash, Winter Table King Bush Acorn (Cornucopia)    
Tomato, Amish Paste (Hudson)    
Tomato, Baxter's Bush Cherry (Cornucopia)    
Tomato, Bing Cherry (Hudson)    
Tomato, Brandywine (Hudson)    
Tomato, Jubilee (Cornucopia)    
Tomato, Litchi (Donation)    
Tomato, Moskvich (Hudson)    
Tomato, San Marzano (Cornucopia)    
Tomato, San Marzano Paste (Hudson)    
Tomato, Yellow Pear (True Leaf)    
Tomatillo, Toma Verde (Hudson)    
Turnip, Purple Top White (Cornucopia)    
Turnip, Purple Top White (True Leaf)    
Turnip, Seven Top (Cornucopia)    
Watermelon (Donation)    
Watermelon, Cal Sweet Bush (True Leaf)    
Watermelon, Sugar Baby (Cornucopia)    

Gardening Books from the Library

Raised Bed Gardening
Flower Gardeners Handbook
Gardening for Everyone
Weed free gardening
Tiny space gardening
How to Garden Indoors
Make Your Own Indoor Garden
Pruning and Training
How to Create an ECO Garden
Gardening your front yard
Complete container herb gardening
The beginners guide to starting a garden