Growing plants this way lets you learn more about the land around you and what thrives there, and grow awesome heirloom varieties, like this corn.
While some of the libraries let people take seeds for free, others ask that people grow the seeds into full-blown plants, and then bring the seeds from those plants back to the library to continue the cycle of lending and borrowing.
If you want to find out if there's a seed library near you, check out online listings like this one, or ask at your local library.
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