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You Can Now “Check Out” Heirloom Seeds at the Decatur Library!

Put this on the very long list of stuff I didn’t know. Decatur’s DeKalb Library Branch now sports a “Seed Library”, which “is a collection of seeds for use by patrons and includes instructions for growing and nurturing urban gardens.” According to the Library’s website, Patrons “check out” seeds for free from the library to […]
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