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Guide Your Garden’s Growth

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Use the New Orleans Public Library to help you reach your full gardening potential with their extensive resource collection, including their two seed libraries, one located in Mid-City and the other in Algiers Point.

Cita Dennis Hubbell Seed Library, 725 Pelican Avenue
The Cita Dennis Hubbell Seed Library is open to all–no Library card required. The seeds are donated from Hudson Valley Seed Co., West Coast Seeds, Botanical Interests, and Seed Savers Exchange.


Mid-City Seed Library, 4140 Canal Street
The Mid-City Seed Library features more than 400 varieties of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, all of which can be grown in Louisiana and many that are native to our region. This library specializes in heirloom seeds, which are adapted to specific growing regions for greater success in growing your garden. The Mid-City Seed Library is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.


Recommended Reads
Whether you’re a flower fiend or seeking ways to increase your vegetable garden bounty, the Library has dozens of books to help guide your garden’s growth and spark inspiration for your next project. Get started with these great suggestions:


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