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A Celebration of Seeds: 7th Annual Seed and Plant Swap

Main (Oakland)
Close up of seedlings and markers

Swap seeds, seedlings and perennials at the library. Bring your untreated, non-GMO seeds and plants to share or just pick up seeds donated by local gardeners, farmers and seed companies! Any guest bringing seeds will be eligible to enter a raffle of fun gifts from Phipps, Grow Pittsburgh and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Those that do bring seeds to share will gain early entry to the swap at 11 am and be entered to win raffle prizes.  The swap opens to everyone at 11:30.

  • Free seeds and plants
  • Hands-on activities for children and teens
  • Seed Stories
  • Gardening experts
  • Workshops on seed starting and seed saving
  • Raffle eligibility for attendees who bring seeds to swap

Workshop schedule:

  • 12:00 pm:  Seed Saving Basics Workshop – North Wing Music Room
  • 1:00 pm: Seed Starting Basics Workshop – North Wing Music Room
  • 2:00 pm: Organic Gardening Basics Workshop – North Wing Music Room
Seed Swap in the South Wing Reading Room
Seed Bomb workshop in the TeenSpace
Children’s activities in the Children’s Room

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh thanks our program partners: Phipps Conservatory, and Grow Pittsburgh.


CLP – Main (Oakland)

CLP – Main (Oakland)

4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15213

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Participants

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