Seeds of Community! A Library of Local Event with K. Greene of Hudson Valley Seed Co.

Program Description: To kick off the openings of the Library of Local seed libraries within our library, the Kingston Library and Mountain Top Library in Tannersville, and to salute the Morton Seed Library in Rhinecliff, renowned seed expert K. Greene will explore the art, beauty and generosity of seeds. Whether you’ve been gardening for years or are contemplating the idea for the first time, this presentation will provide just the inspiration and info you need to start off the planting season.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 24, 3-5pm

Registration: To register for this free virtual event, visit LibraryofLocal.org/events.

Those wanting to participate in a tactile seed exercise can pick up a packet of mixed seeds at at our library before the event. Contact us at 518-828-1792 x100 or by email at holds@hudsonarealibrary.org to schedule an appointment.
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Starting from Seed: An Afternoon with Margaret Roach

TODAY! Saturday January 31, 2015, 3-5pm @ 360 Warren Street

MargaretRoachStartingFromSeedWant to grow your best vegetable and herb garden ever? It all starts with seeds and choosing the right varieties from sources that match your garden conditions.  Join garden expert Margaret Roach, originator of the oft-praised website A Way to Garden (awaytogarden.com), on Saturday, January 31 from 3-5pm at the Gallery Space at Solaris/Camphill Hudson, 360 Warren Street, Hudson, NY. Let her demystify the politics and the practical “ahas” to get you growing with confidence! Bring your questions and go home with empowering handouts including a seed-starting calendar and succession-sowing schedules. Garden resources including Turtle Tree Seeds and Hudson Valley Seed Library will be on hand to entice you with their offerings. This event is a benefit for the Campaign for the Hudson Area Library.

Tickets are $25. To reserve your ticket, select Add to Cart below and make your payment through PayPal. Tickets may also be reserved in the office at the Hudson Area Library (check or cash).





Gardening Supplies Needed! Donate To the Library Today!

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Earth Day is coming and the Kids’ First Initiative needs your help! An Earth Day seed planting event is in the making and the Children’s Room is in need of gardening supplies. Donations needed include potting soil, plastic containers, trowels/small shovels, and seeds for easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs that are appropriate for early season planting. Donations may be brought to the staff office during normal business hours, or to Jaclyn in the Children’s Room from 3-8pm on Tuesdays and 3-5pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Stay tuned for upcoming details about this fun event, and thank you in advance for your generous donations!