Welcome to the 2020
Ottawa Seed Library Newsletter
The 2020 OSL Seed Inventory
March and April are big for us. We are trying to attend as many events as we can to provide opportunities for you to pick up seeds from the library. To see the plants and varieties available in the 2020 inventory click here. If you can't make seedy Saturday you can review the list to see where else you can meet up with us in the coming weeks.
Here is a list of upcoming events where you can find us and take out seeds from this years seed inventory.
Seedy Saturday March 7th10 am to 3pm- Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre. 102 Greenview Ave, Ottawa, ON. We'll have a table beside Just Food.
COG- Canadian Organic Growers will be hosting a series of workshops in March, April and May at the Hintonburg Community Centre. 2 seminars per day from 9:30 to 12:30pm. We'll be there at the break.
Just FoodSeedy Saturday - April 18 from 9am to 3pm.
NAGA- Nepean Allotment Garden Association AGM April 4, 1pm
Connect with The Ottawa Seed Library on Instagram
Tired of just saving seeds from the fruits – and vegetables – of your labour? So are we! For the upcoming season, the Ottawa Seed Library welcomes you to showcase your favourite plant varieties on your Instagram page. As many of us will invest time and effort into our garden, we feel it is fitting to want to share our achievements with the seed saving community. To get started, we put together a guide outlining how to display the fruits of your efforts to the Ottawa Seed Library Community using Instagram.
Log in or Sign up for Instagram
If you don’t have the Instagram app, you will need to visit the App Store on your phone and proceed to download it (for free). Once you have completed this task, sign up by entering your name and email.
Post Your Pictures on Instagram
Post photos through the growing season from seed to seed harvest, of the species you have borrowed from the seed library. Follow this simple hashtag process to inform the OSL and followers what species of plants you are growing. #ottseedlibrary #(common name)onepennysquash. The common name of the plants is found on the OSL seed package.
Ottawa Seed Library Obtains Permission to Use Photos
Please be advised, if you choose to share to the Ottawa Seed Library’s Instagram, you will be permitting us to use the pictures for future promotional activities. In this way, we are not obliged to provide photo credit.
Want to See Other Members Photo
Use the hastags to search for the pictures posted by other members of the OSL in our community. Search #ottseedlibrary or use #plus the common name of the plant to find others growing the same vegetables.