Stonnington Seed Library

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Grow seeds at home and experience the joy of home growing

The Stonnington Seed Library lets you cultivate food and plants at home, share seeds, and build your gardening knowledge. Together, we don’t just grow plants, we grow a community. 

Library members can borrow up to three seed packets per calendar month to plant and grow in their home gardens.

Borrow: Borrow up to three packets of seeds at Stonnington Libraries

Grow: Plant the seeds in your garden

Collect: Harvest seeds from your garden

Return: Return seeds to the libraries to share with others (optional) 


How to become a Seed Library member

Visit your local Stonnington library and speak to our friendly staff to begin borrowing. If you aren't yet a member of Stonnington Libraries, join online today.

Seed propagation resources

Join My Smart Garden

For resources to help you grow and collect seeds, join the free sustainable gardening program My Smart Garden.

My Smart Garden helps you grow food and transform your outdoor spaces into a beautiful, productive and resilient garden, year round. The program is supported by the City of Stonnington along with Moonee Valley City Council, Hobsons Bay City Council, City of Maribyrnong, Wyndham City Council and City of Brimbank. 

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Promote the Seed Library in your community

Do you want your friends and neighbours to become Seed Library members too? Download and print this Seed Library promotional poster(PDF, 1MB) and help us plant the Seed Library seed in your community.

Grow and collect seeds at home

Download our (PDF, 2MB)Information sheet(PDF, 520KB) for tips and tricks to grow and collect seeds.

Download our Seed Library Donation Form(PDF, 726KB) to return your collected seeds to the Stonnington Seed Library.

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