Winter may not seem to be the ideal time for most people to think about their gardens. However this time of year, savvy gardeners are busy planning and preparing for the upcoming growing season. Including attending a local seed swap for seeds during National Seed Swap Day on 1/28/17.
There is more than seeds at a seed swap event. You'll find educational session from expert gardeners and horticulturists who share great tips and ideas for confident gardening. If you want to learn more about attending one in your area, join us for our first live streaming #plantchat on 1/16. We'll have a live Q&A with Kathy Jentz, editor of Washington Gardener Magazine.
Win Corona Tools and SeedKeeper Deluxe
A great way to learn how to grow is through asking questions. Just take a look at the topic highlights in the Discussion Overview below and submit your question at the end of this post in the comments. Want to know how to find a seed exchange in your zone? Or maybe how do you start your own local seed swap? You can also ask your question during the chat.
We'll pick the best question to win an amazing seed starting and saving package from Corona Tools. It features Corona's ComfortGEL® garden hand tools (trowel, transplanter, extra large scoop), curved snips for thinning seedlings and our printed guide, Principles of Planting. You'll also need a great way to store seeds throughout the year, which is made easy with a SeedKeeper Deluxe kit. The combined set is shipped from Corona follwoing the live event. ($85 value) .
Share your thoughts and takeaway great information including:
- What is National Seed Swap Day - Hear how it got started and grown.
- How to Find Good Seeds – learn how and where to get good quality seeds that you can grow with confidence.
- Tips for Seed Starting and Saving – discover methods to help grow seeds and properly save them.
- Truths and Myths About Seeds – from organic vs. non-organic to GMOs, here's what you should know about seeds.
- Find Your Local Seed Swap – tips for finding your local seed swap.
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