Third Annual Seed Swap- January 26, 2019
"National Seed Swap Day"
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rowser Building (1739 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Stafford, VA 22554).
Free and open to the public. Public ENCOURAGED to attend! See pictures from 2018, below.
Join the fun!
Lecturers: All these lectures are free and open to the public.
10:30 a.m. Wanda Johnson. Topic: Native Fruits and Vegetables
12:30 p.m. David Roos. Topic: Spring Clean-up.
2:00 p.m. Pat Reilly, Master Gardener. Topic: How to live and garden with Virginia Clay.
This is a Virginia Cooperative Extension program put on by Extension Master Gardeners.
The event is sponsored by the Master Gardener Association of the Central Rappahannock Area (MGACRA) and is the
time that the Fredericksburg area has participated in National Seed Swap Day events.
Area residents are invited to bring seeds in labeled packets and other gardening-related items to exchange with others participating in the event.
According to Karen Brace, a MGACRA member and co-chair of the event, “People are encouraged to bring seeds, plants, cuttings, garden tools, books, magazines, flower pots and other gardening-related items that they would like to exchange with others at no cost.
From their Gardens to Yours!
For more information contact: Karen Brace <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Volunteers are needed for this all day event! It's a great way to get volunteer hours and education hours.
Anyone interested in volunteering should contact: Linda Kline <email@example.com>
Second Annual Seed Swap Day- January 2018 ...
was a big SUCCESS!!!
2018 Pictures thanks to Tracy Blevins , Sean McLaurin,
Glenn Valdez, & Ron Singleton
Seed Swap Day Event - Saturday, January 27, 2018
Free and Open to the Public - Sponsored by Fredericksburg Area Master Gardeners
A day of Spring in the middle of Winter!
The Central Rappahannock Extension Master Gardeners
(MGACRA) celebrated National Seed Swap Day, January 27, 2018 by hosting a Seed/Gardening Swap at the
Central Rappahannock Regional Library on Caroline Street in Fredericksburg, VA.
A host of seeds*, plants*, cuttings*, tools, books, magazines, flower pots, etc were on display for swapping!
Gardening information and enthusiasm were shared by all!
Swap Fun 2017!!
National Seed Swap Day was celebrated in style, in Fredericksburg, VA on Saturday, January 28, 2017, thanks to the hard work and copious preparation of Karen Brace and Katy Stewart, and their large cadre of volunteers. Not only were there seeds and cuttings to swap, but three excellent speakers filled attendee’s heads with stirring words:
Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.