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Five Valleys Seed Library Seed Swap

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn about seeds and gardening at your library when Missoula Public Library hosts the annual Five Valleys Seed Library Seed Swap. The event will include a variety of gardening resources from local experts and vendors, including free seeds available for you to take home. Seeds to trade or share are welcome; bring your saved seed from last year’s harvest to help keep this awesome program going.

10:15am – Lori Elliott – Health Benefits of Kitchen Herbs
11:30am – Paul Buck – Seed Saving in Western Montana
12:45pm – Elaine Sheff – Top 10 Healing Garden Herbs

Lori Elliott, owner of Big Sky Herbs since 1991, located 7 miles west of Reserve St., is a self-taught sustainable gardener and business person.

Paul Buck is a Master Gardener with 15 years of gardening experience at high altitude (CO & MT) and has been saving seeds for 10 years. As a member of the Montana Native Plant Society he has experience with collecting and raising native plants from seed. He will be presenting information on “Seed-saving in Western Montana”.

Elaine Sheff is the founder and a co-owner of Green Path Herb School since 2016, a clinical herbalist, mom, and author. Her goal is to connect people to the earth, to plants, and to their own healing process.

Don’t miss the popular House Plant Swap – bring one, take one! You can also bring plant and gardening books to trade. For more information contact Nicole Sullivan at (425) 577-0866 or message @missoulaseedlibrary on Facebook.


February 24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Missoula Public Library