Flower kits are now available at Waldo

What's new at Waldo? Flower kits!

The weather is starting to warm up in Florida now, and Waldo Branch has plenty of seeds available for your gardening needs.

(Wait, what's a seed library? Check out our FAQ and related blogs for more information.)

In addition to a new assortment of seed varieties, we also have flower kits!  Each kit comes with five different kinds of flower seeds, picked at random, to get you started.

Some of the varieties included in our flower kits are:

  • bachelor’s button
  • cosmos
  • four o’clock
  • marigold
  • poppy
  • sunflower
  • tithonia
  • so many more!

The Waldo Branch allows patrons to check out up to five seed packets per person per visit.

Books with seed packet kits.

Unsure what to plant in March?  University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) recommends the following:

  • beans (bush, lima, pole)
  • cantaloupes
  • carrots
  • corn
  • cucumbers
  • okra
  • onions (bunching)
  • peanuts
  • peas (English, southern)
  • radish
  • squashes
  • watermelon

IFAS Gardening calendar for March


Don't even know where to start?  Check out our collection of gardening books to help you get started.

Be sure to check out our seed library recipe bank as well, featuring tasty recipes to make use of all your new crops!

Whatever gardening needs you may have, be sure to stop by the Waldo Branch for a visit!

Posted by Sean on March 10, 2021