Thank you for your interest in our first Community Seed Swap on Saturday, May 3, 9-11am at Doylestown Fresh!
Come to our Community Seed Exchange
According to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast by Marie Iannotti, May is a great month to plant sweet potatoes, beans, broccoli raab, corn, cucumbers, lettuce, melon, okra, pumpkin, rutabaga, and squash.
Bring your well-labeled seeds with growing instructions as well as empty containers to bring home your newly acquired seeds. Informal, easy-going get-together. Swap, Learn and Share! Contests and prizes.
Learn from experts on these topics:
9:15-9:40 How does your garden grow?
9:45-10:10 Composting 101
10:15-10:40 Gardening and CSAs
10:45-11:00 Bees, what’s the Buzz about?
Please do not bring:
1. seed you’ve collected from hybrid plants, as it won’t grow true to type.
2. If the seeds are older than 2-4 years old, they may not be viable. Some seeds (onions, leeks, parsnips, celery, spinach, salsify) are only good for a year unless stored especially well.
3. And of course, please do not bring any GMO seed.
No seed? No problem! Come, learn, and go home with some seeds to sow.
Here’s what you can expect: