National Seed Swap Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: January 25, 2017 is National Seed Swap Day.

Seed Swap Day

All budding home gardeners available, who enjoy growing baby plants, will love Seed Swap Day. However happen to be changing seed products since time started, nowadays people usually buy seed products and thee old skill of changing seed products is vanishing from your culture. The very first official seed swap day occured on 26th The month of january 2006, in Washington Electricity, and it is now a nationwide ‘day’. It’s each day where home gardeners can get together and swap the seed products using their best plants, which is ideal for enhancing the bio-diversity, from our area.Why don't you possess a seed day party with buddies and neighbours or perhaps your local allotment group, if you need to allotment? Everybody must bring a few of their own seed products to swap, so try breaking from the usual, and swap yours by having an heirloom variety rather. Everybody attending the big event could bring something to talk about, what about something produced from their very own produce?!

National Seed Swap Day 2015
National Seed Swap Day 2015

The seed swap day concept started with Washington Gardener Magazine when they organized a seed swap in 2006. The event was so popular it was repeated the following year and more groups have been joining in every year since. It's now celebrated ...

Need a seed? Our National Seed Swap Day resource will help
Need a seed? Our National Seed Swap Day resource will help

Why not attend a seed swap? And what better time to find a seed swap than National Seed Swap Day? National Seed Swap Day is celebrated the last Saturday in January. There's plenty of seed swapping events around the country. If you're unsure where a ...

Ogden's Seed Swap: 'More than just growing vegetables'
Ogden's Seed Swap: 'More than just growing vegetables'

Canada and the United Kingdom began “Seedy Saturday” and “Seedy Sunday” exchange events in 1989 in an effort to move control of seed supplies from corporations to gardeners. In 2006, the United States declared its own National Seed Swap Day, held ...

National Seed Swap Day is Here Again!
National Seed Swap Day is Here Again!

Each year, towards the end of January, groups all over America have seed exchanges. In our local area, the State Arboretum of Virginia at Blandy Farm is hosting an exchange for the 2nd year in a row. The event takes place from 10 until 3 on January 28th.

Swapping seeds? There's a law for that
Swapping seeds? There's a law for that

SALEM, Ohio — When the Joseph T. Simpson Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, decided to launch a seed library on Earth Day 2014, the group's promotion efforts ran headlong into the state's seed law. “Our surprise was that no one else knew about it ...

Gatlinburg Farmers Market Plans Special Events, Activities for Kids
Gatlinburg Farmers Market Plans Special Events, Activities for Kids

Our special events will be a Health, Nutrition, and Sustainable Living Day, a Cooking Demonstration Day, a Canning and Food Preservation Day, a Seed Swap Day and an Apple Festival. For our Kids' Days, kids will be able to participate in a free activity ...

Gardeners' thoughts turn to seeds when weather outside is frightful
Gardeners' thoughts turn to seeds when weather outside is frightful

The exchange is an offshoot of the facility's Seed Library and is scheduled in conjunction with National Seed Swap Day, said Kelly Becker, a circulation assistant at the library who also coordinates the seed program. The Seed Library, which was the ...

Lots to celebrate in January, just check the calendar
Lots to celebrate in January, just check the calendar

On this day in 1983, Lotus began selling its spreadsheet application for Microsoft DOS. Also celebrate National Seed Swap Day, when gardeners gather and swap seeds, and Toad Hollow Day of Encouragement, a day to connect with others and share words ...

January 25, 2017 is also Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day, Opposite Day, Irish Coffee Day