Check out our Seed Library at Nowra Library, Ulladulla Library and Sanctuary Point Library.
What is the Seed Library?
A free borrowing (sharing) service aiming to encourage a love of growing and gardening, promote sustainability and build food resilience in our community.
How do I use the Seed Library?
- You must be a member of Shoalhaven Libraries to join the Seed Library.
- Pop into Nowra Library, Ulladulla Library or Sanctuary Point Library and ask our friendly staff about becoming a seed library member.
- ‘Borrow’ two packets of seeds each time you visit.
- Plant your seeds.
- Let one or two of your plants produce seeds and donate the seeds back to the library for someone else to share.
Resources to help you grow and collect your seeds:
Do you have any excess seeds at home? You are welcome to donate vegetable, herb or flower seeds to our seed library. Seeds must be clean, dry and labelled with as much information as possible including variety, date harvested and growing tips if you have any. Place donated seeds in an envelope or Ziploc bag and give to library staff.
Types of seeds
The Seed Library includes a variety of vegetables and herbs, however the collection will vary depending on donations and what is in season. The seed packets provide specific instructions on how to plant the seeds.
Terms & Conditions
You must be a member of Shoalhaven Libraries to join the Seed Library. Joining is easy, join here.
Availability of seeds is seasonal. Certain varieties of seeds may be unavailable from time to time.
Shoalhaven Libraries makes no guarantee about the quality, variety or viability of seeds made available as part of the Seed Library.