Seed libraries get gardens growing

Pierce County Library System is hosting “seed libraries” for gardeners to borrow seeds, plant and grow them, and then harvest new seeds from mature flower, herb and vegetable plants to return to a branch for others to use.

Library branches that are participating in the program, and when the program is available, include:

  • Anderson Island, every Wednesday year-round. 11319 Yoman Road, Lakebay. 253-548-3536
  • Fife, late summer to early fall. 6622 20th St. E., 253-548-3323.
  • Milton-Edgewood, until late summer-early fall. 900 Meridian E., 253-548-3325. 
  • Parkland-Spanaway, until late summer/early fall.13718 Pacific Ave., S., 253-548-3304. 
  • Steilacoom, until late summer-early fall. 2950 Steilacoom Blvd., 253-548-3313. 
  • Tillicum, open until late summer/early fall. 14916 Washington Ave. SW. in Lakewood 253-548-3314. 
  • University Place, open until late summer/early fall. 3609 Market Place W.,253-548-3307.