Monday, February 27, 2012

Fund Raiser for the Community Garden

Are you looking for garden seeds?

The South Sioux City Optimist are teaming with Seed Savers Exchange and the South Sioux City Public Library to raise money to purchase garden tools for the South Sioux City community garden projects. They will be selling Seeds to Grow heirloom seed packets at the public library. Heirloom seeds are currently one of the most popular items to grow. Besides great tasting and more nutritious, you can save the seeds and replant again and again. The packets you can purchase are:

(Each packet of seeds cost $10.00. Each packet consist of 4 packs of seeds that retail for $2.95 each)

#1 Big Salad Bowl:  Seed Savers Lettuce Mixture, Isis Candy Cherry Tomato, French Breakfast Radish, Bushy Cucumber

#2 Container Magic: Silvery Fir Tree Tomato, Swiss Chard Five Color Silverbeet, Empress of India Nasturium, Purple Dark Opal Basil

#3 Kids Favorites: Two Inch Strawberry Popcorn, Sunflower Mixture, Purple Podded Pole Bean, Moon and Stars Watermelon

#4 Pizza Party: Jimmy Nardello’s Pepper, Genovese Basil, Italian Heirloom Tomato, Greek Oregano

#5 Heritage Garden: Grandpa Admire’s Lettuce, Grandpa Ott’s Morning Glory, Boston Marrow Squash, Chioggia Beet

#6 Flower Passion: Sea Shells Cosmos, Red Marietta Marigold, Black Velvet Nasturium, Irish Eyes Sunflower

Money raised will go to purchase gardening tools for the community garden sites located in South Sioux City. Stop in the SSC Public Library and sign up for your garden seeds. 

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