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Wydle Center’s seed and scion exchange moved to Sunday


Wydle Center’s seed and scion exchange moved to Sunday

Photo obtained via https://www.facebook.com/WyldeCenter

Photo obtained via https://www.facebook.com/WyldeCenter

The Wylde Center has a new date for a seed and scion exchange, originally slated for Saturday, Jan. 23. It has been moved to Sunday, Jan. 24, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. due to the weather.

The event will be held at the Decatur Library, located at 215 Sycamore Street.

The event is free and open to all gardeners. An announcement on the Wylde Center website says, “We’ll be swapping all types of seeds and cuttings for fruit trees (scions), including heirloom seeds, seeds you save from your own plants, and extra seeds you may have purchased. There will be people on hand to answer question about how to save seed and how to graft your cuttings.”

Here is the full agenda, courtesy of the Wydle Center:

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Sunday, January 24

1 p.m. Doors open for the event at the Decatur Library

Check-in (Check-in will be at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030 )Drop off seeds, books, live plants for exchange at the Decatur Recreation Center.  Please note that this time is for drop-off only. The seed/scion exchange starts officially at 2:30 p.m. to ensure that everyone has a chance to browse the selection. Thank you!

1:15 p.m. Opening remarks at the Decatur Library

1:30-2:30 p.m. Ira Wallace presents on FAMILY HEIRLOOM SEEDS: SAVING STORIES, PRESERVING BIODIVERSITY at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030

2:30-4 p.m. Seed and Scion Exchange is open. Ira will be signing her book.  Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030.

For more information about the event, please visit the event page: http://wyldecenter.org/seed-and-scion-swap/

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