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Common Soil

Common Soil Seed Library is a space for sharing open-pollinated seeds and gaining awareness and information about gardening and seed saving.

Resource
Seed library a boon for budding gardener… Seed library a boon for budding gardener…
Omaha World-Herald: Seed library a boon for budding gardeners
Omaha World-Herald: Seed library a boon for budding gardeners
Catalog Search
Seed Catalog Seed Catalog
See the variety of seeds available for checkout.
See the variety of seeds available for checkout.
Event
Common Soil & Gardening Events Common Soil & Gardening Events
Various Locations
Whether you're a novice or an expert gardener, get involved with your community and grow your skills at these fun events.
Whether you're a novice or an expert gardener, get involved with your community and grow your skills at these fun events.
Resource
Start Your Own Edible Garden Course Start Your Own Edible Garden Course
Learn how to grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard by taking this course in Gale Courses.
Learn how to grow delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables in your own backyard by taking this course in Gale Courses.
Blogpost
The 'Seed' that Got Him Started The 'Seed' that Got Him Started
By Brigette Dugas
Their friendship is based on a mutual love of growing things. Benson Branch librarian, Carol Erkens and long-time patron, Nathan Kennedy…
Their friendship is based on a mutual love of growing things. Benson Branch librarian, Carol Erkens and long-time patron, Nathan Kennedy…
Article
Seed library can lend a hand Seed library can lend a hand
Omaha World-Herald: OPL's seed library can lend a hand to green thumbs
Omaha World-Herald: OPL's seed library can lend a hand to green thumbs
Website
Seeds and Seed Saving Seeds and Seed Saving
Learn how to save seeds and select some for the seed library.
Learn how to save seeds and select some for the seed library.
Photo Gallery
Florence Community Garden Photos Florence Community Garden Photos
Florence Library is actively involved in the Florence Community Garden! We grow flowers and vegetables as well as plan programs for family m…
Florence Library is actively involved in the Florence Community Garden! We grow flowers and vegetables as well as plan programs for family m…
Staff List
Books for Gardening with Kids
recommended by Omaha Adult Librarians
Get the whole family involved with gardening.
Get the whole family involved with gardening.
Website
Gardening Pinterest Board Gardening Pinterest Board
Tons of gardening ideas all collected in one place! Learn what to plant, when to plant it, and how to maintain your garden year round.
Tons of gardening ideas all collected in one place! Learn what to plant, when to plant it, and how to maintain your garden year round.
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