Free Seeds at BPL
Ready to garden? BPL has free seeds for you! Visit the reference desk in Central Library's Society, Sciences & Technology Division and choose up to three packets from a variety of flower, herb, fruit and vegetable seeds. Please have your library card available.
**** UPDATE **** Unfortunately this program has ended and there are no plans to revive it. Good luck in your gardening endeavors.
- NYC Urban Agricultural Resources
- Gardening How-To Articles from Brooklyn Botanic Garden
- NYC Parks Department's Green Thumb Program
- Brooklyn Queens Land Trust
- Grow To Learn
How Did Your Garden Grow?
BPL's Seed Library seeds were generously provided by Seed Savers Exchange, Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, Burpee Garden Products Co. and High Mowing Organic Seeds.
Events & Classes
- Urban Gardening
Paradise lot : two plant geeks, one-tenth of an acre, and the making of an edible garden oasis in the cityEric Toensmeier