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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Public Library’s Seed Service has returned for the 2023 spring and summer season.

“The seed library is a library within a library,” Glory Perez, with IndyPL said.

The Seed Library Service allows Hoosiers to take home free vegetable, flower and herb seeds to plant in at-home gardens. The library limits 25 seed packets per household.

The Seed Library will offer over 40 different seeds including:

  • Marigold
  • Milkweed
  • Sunflower
  • Basil
  • Cilantro
  • Oregano
  • Turnip
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers
  • Green beans
  • Peppers
  • Pumpkins
  • Zucchini squash
  • Tomatoes
  • And more

Seeds will be offered at 19 public library branches.

Perez said some of the library branches offering the seeds are in food deserts and having these seeds in a big deal for the neighborhood.

Read more from WRTV here

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