The San Mateo Public Library’s Seed Library offers free vegetable, herb, and California native flower seeds to San Mateo and Hillsborough residents. Visit the seed cabinet on Main Library’s 2nd floor to choose some seeds to plant in your garden or containers! Limit of one packet per seed type per visit, and five packets total per visit at the Main Library. Mini-seed libraries are available at the Marina and Hillsdale branches on a seasonal basis (limit 3 packets per visit).
Interested in donating seeds from your garden to share in the seed library? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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