Smithtown Grows

February 14-September 30
The Smithtown Library is excited to announce this year's seed lending program, Smithtown Grows.  Patrons with an adult Smithtown Library card can come into any of our four buildings to get seed packets for their gardens. 
We are excited for you to grow with us!
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What is a Seed Library?
In simple terms, a Seed Library is just how it sounds-it loans seeds to gardeners.
A Seed Library works much like a traditional library.   The benefits of a seed lending library are many: it is a way to have fun, build community with fellow gardeners and support people who are new to the world of gardening. 
How Does it Work?
  • Each patron is allowed a maximum of two (2) packets per seed type
  • There is a maximum of one Seed Bundle per patron.
  • A valid adult Smithtown Library card is required to participate in this program.
  • Seed packets will be availabel at Reference Desk at each of our buildings.
  • Packets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.
What Seeds are Available?

Basil, Genovese
Dill, Bouquet
Oregano, Greek
Parsley, Giant from Italy
Nasturtium, Black Velvet*
Sunflower, Autumn Beauty
Sunflower, Titan
Zinnia, Benary’s Giant*
Zinnia, Envy*
Zinnia, Gift
Zinnia, Jazzy Mix*
Zinnia, Whirlygig Mix*

Seed Bundles
Bean, Provider*
Beet, Detroit Dark Red
Carrot, Scarlet Nantes
Cucumbers, A & C Pickling
Cucumbers, Bushy
Eggplant, Casper*
Lettuce, Crisp Mint
Lettuce, Tennis Ball
Lettuce, Three Heart
Peas, British Wonder
Peas, Tom Thumb*
Pepper, Jalapeno (Traveler Strain)*
Pepper, King of the North (Sweet)
Pepper Tolli’s Sweet Italian
Pepper, Wisconsin Lakes
Spinach, Bloomsdale
Squash, Black Beauty Zucchini
Squash, Waltham Butternut
Tomato, Isis Candy Cherry*
Tomato, Kanner Hoell
Tomato, Martinos Roma
Tomato, Moonglow
Tomato, Rosso Sicilian
*Not organic

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