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Seed Library at the Milwaukee Area Technical College: Home

Thank you to our 2021 Seed Donors! Click on the Photos below to Learn More about Them.

 

To our Patrons: We appreciate your support and love the interest in Gardening! 2021 brought the MATC Seed Library over 300 orders from all over the Milwaukee area.

  • Now: Send us pictures of your plants! We'll post below.
  • Summer: More pics! And we will reach out with seed saving information for those willing to venture in.
  • Fall: We'll reopen orders to the Milwaukee area after Labor Day - with a selection of Lettuces for fall planting.

Until then - Keep it Green!

         

         

A Growing Thank You to Our Donors

Want to Become a Seed Steward?

2020 Photos

End of Year Vegetables

courtesy of Wendy - MATC Libraries

Milkweed and Monarchs

Carol's Soulmate Milkweed attracts Monarch larvae

courtesy of Carol - Mequon

From Chrysalis to Migrator - Monarch Butterfly

courtesy of Carol - Mequon

MATC Houseblend Rainbow Carrots

courtesy of Kim - Cedarburg

Mexican Sour Gherkins

courtesy of Laurie Weiss - MATC Horticulture

Marigolds

courtesy of Kathy - Mequon

Lemon Cucumbers

courtesy of Brandi

Alley Garden

courtesy of Barbara - Milwaukee

Hudson Valley Seeds

Mexican Sunflowers

courtesy of Lindsay - Grafton

Greens

Sunflower

Patisson Panache Jaune et Verte Squash

courtesy of Katelyn - Franklin

"I actually have one of the squash still on the plant that looks like its just starting to develop its stripes, like the pictures online all have!"

Pollinator Flowers

courtesy of Sarah - Cedarburg

Ozaukee County Public Library Seed Donations

Borage

courtesy of Ann - Thiensville

"Borage is lush with delicate blue flowers, also blooming all summer long. Pretty to look at, it fills garden space where the soil is not good enough for other plants. I’m hoping it will restore some nutrients when I “chop and drop” it this fall. The flowers are fun to add to salad for a mild cucumber/seaweed flavor, or even for a little snack while I’m working in the garden!"

Join Us

Welcome to the MATC Seed Library!

The MATC Seed Library is a joint educational project of the MATC Libraries Mequon campus and the MATC Landscape Horticulture program.  

Here's How it Works: You may "borrow" seeds from the Seed Library during each Fall and Spring ordering season by filling out our Google Seed Library Order Form. There is a limit of 5 packs of seeds per household. Seed packs include planting and growing instructions. Pick up is at the MATC Mequon Campus.

You are invited to collect seeds at the end of the growing season, and bring some back to the Library during the Fall semester to be shared next year. This is optional. 

There are no overdue fines! This program is free and open to the public in the Milwaukee area.

Hours

Directions

Reference Librarian

Stacy Mose's picture
Stacy Mose
Contact:
moses@matc.edu
MATC Mequon Campus Library
Room A282
5555 W Highland Rd
Mequon, WI 53092-1143
262-238-2209
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