Brigid Ferkett
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  • Waupaca, WI
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How many varieties? Public Library Setting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duluth Seed Library Staff Jan 6, 2016. 2 Replies

Our team is trying to decide on how many varieties to have for the first year of our seed library.  We have funds to purchase the seeds, but some are interested in keeping it simple (10 varieties) in…Continue

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Duluth Seed Library Staff replied to Brigid Ferkett's discussion How many varieties? Public Library Setting
"I know this is a year after you posted this, and I hope you had a good first year.  I just saw your post and figured I would respond anyways, just in case you still needed ideas.  We decided based on ease of saving.  We started with…"
Jan 6, 2016
Richmond Grows replied to Brigid Ferkett's discussion How many varieties? Public Library Setting
"Dear Brigit, I would recommend starting with more varieties and keeping them to species that folks can easily save, such as lettuce, arugula, beans for summer varieties and peas and favas in the winter. We have a 3 brochures on 1 page for how to…"
Jan 18, 2015
Brigid Ferkett posted a discussion

How many varieties? Public Library Setting

Our team is trying to decide on how many varieties to have for the first year of our seed library.  We have funds to purchase the seeds, but some are interested in keeping it simple (10 varieties) in order to make it easy on our staff and patrons. I would like to include more (25 varieties) to attract a bigger variety of patrons, including more advanced gardeners, and sed savers who might want something unique.  So my question is, how did you decide how many different kinds of seeds to offer in…See More
Jan 15, 2015
Brigid Ferkett posted a status
"Getting excited to order our seeds..."
Jan 15, 2015
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Sep 24, 2014
Kelly Becker left a comment for Brigid Ferkett
"Brigid, That is wonderful!  Let us know if we (La Crosse Public Library) can be of any help! Kelly Becker"
Jun 30, 2014
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Jun 26, 2014
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May 29, 2014

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Waupaca Area Public Library

Gravel Road Farm
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http://www.gravelroadfarm.com
Birthday
December 29
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farmer, writer, educator, librarian, mother, artist

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At 8:12pm on June 30, 2014, Kelly Becker said…

Brigid,

That is wonderful!  Let us know if we (La Crosse Public Library) can be of any help!

Kelly Becker

 
 
 

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