Seed Library

Spring has finally sprung!!!
 
                      
   
Cucumber seedlings                               Tomato seedlings

The Lincoln Seed Library is open for business thanks to the dedicated help of community gardeners Cindy Grau, Nan Parsons, and Sean O'Leary, as well as some Green Team students!  

Seedlings will be available beginning May 21st. 
-Items marked with an * are available in SEEDLING form
(usually 3 plants per container).  
-Items marked with a  #  have 10 SEED PACKETS or less.

 Happy Growing!!!
Planting and seed saving instructions can be found for all plants by clicking on this link.

(You will need to show your valid driver's license/State ID in the office)

 

Flowers


Benary's Giant Zinnias

Bird and Butterfly Mix#

Mixed Cosmos

Snapdragons- Tall Deluxe#


Skyscraper Sunflower#

Taiyo Sunflower - organic


Wildflowers#
 

Herbs

*Bouquet Dill - organic#

Chives - organic


*Cilantro - organic

*Genovese Basil - organic Sorry, all gone!

https://www.rareseeds.com/basil-lemon/

Rosemary#
Seedlings didn't grow; seeds still available.

 

Vegetables


Beans:

Calypso - organic#

Contender Bush#

http://www.seedsavers.org/provider-bean?ck=2HxwjGolApNT9q9A&cktime=140650

Provider- organic

http://www.seedsavers.org/rattlesnake-snap-bean?ck=2HxwjGolApNT9q9A&cktime=140650

Rattlesnake Snap- organic


Beets:

Cylindra

Early Blood Turnip

Cauliflower:

Early Snowball

Corn:

                Strawberry Popcorn#

Tom Thumb Popcorn

Cucumbers:

*Tendergreen Burpless#
                            Sorry, all gone!

Dwarf Tomatoes: These dwarf varieties were developed to successfully grow in containers.

https://www.victoryseeds.com/tomato_new-big-dwarf.html
                   *Big Dwarf

                 *Dwarf Giant

https://www.victoryseeds.com/tomato_freds-tie-dye.html

*Fred's Tye Dye

*Rosella Purple

Gourd:

Mixture

Kale:

Lettuce:

https://www.seedsavers.org/baby-oakleaf-lettuce

Buttercrunch Lettuce


Grandpa Admire's - organic


https://www.seedsavers.org/lolla-rossa-organic-lettuce

Lolla Rossa#


Metta Lettuce Mix



Outredgeous#

Red Iceberg#


Red Romaine#



Speckled Trout Back#

Tennis Ball- organic#


Peas:

http://www.seedsavers.org/amish-snap-pea

Amish Snap- organic


Green Arrow#


Sugar Daddy Snap


Peppers:

http://www.seedsavers.org/alma-paprika-organic-pepper

Alma Paprika#

* Banana#


Beaver Dam#


https://www.rareseeds.com/golden-cal-wonder/

*Golden Cal Wonder#

*Maya Habanero#

http://www.seedsavers.org/miniature-chocolate-bell-organic-pepper

Miniature Chocolate Bell

*Purple Beauty

*Serrano Tampequino#

Radishes:

French Breakfast


Tomatoes:

*Amish Paste



*Black Cherry





*Italian Heirloom- organic

Sorry, all gone!


*Mixed Bumblebee Cherry
Sorry, all gone!


*Snow White Cherry


*Sunrise Bumblebee


*Tlacolula Pink


Watermelon:

Blacktail Mountain- organic#


Sugar Baby

Zucchini:

*Cocozelle- organic

https://www.rareseeds.com/zucchini-golden-squas-1-oz/ Golden Squash Seedlings didn't grow; seeds still available.


General Planting Guidelines
Transitioning Plants from Indoors to Outdoors
Transitioning Plants from Indoors to Outdoors-2

Here's a link to see if seeds you have saved are still viable.

Seed Checkout: 
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4 pm
Lincoln Seed Library
Lincoln Middle School
(you will need to show your valid driver's license/State ID in the office)
200 South Lincoln Avenue
Park Ridge, IL  60068
847-318-4220

To place an order for pick-up:

Please let your gardening friends know about our heirloom seeds so that they can also "Check them out!"  

This year's seeds have arrived, and have been organized by the ever efficient Jenny Duerkop!  Seeds 
were planted with the gracious help of two 
phenomenal gardeners, Cindy Grau and Nan Parsons! 
 
        
   

https://sites.google.com/a/d64.org/lincoln-middle-school-lrc/seed-library/seed_library_4.JPG?attredirects=0
                              
Direct all questions to:
Anka Rasic...arasic@d64.org  -OR-   Denise Reeder...dreeder@d64.org