Pollinator Garden & Seed Swap Resources

The library has hosted several programs by Kate Donovan from Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardens on a range of topics including pollinator gardens, the lifecycle of seeds, and home freezing, canning, and dehydrating. Take a look at program recordings and resources below. Questions? Visit or contact Kate at

Pollinator Gardens

This virtual program is an overview of pollinator species and ways to attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other beneficials to your garden.

Pollinator Gardens

The Lifecycle of Garden Seeds

Check out a slide presentation about how to best care for your seeds, from planting to harvest.

Life Cycle of Seeds

Home Freezing, Canning, and Dehydrating

This program recording gives a high level overview of home food preservation methods including canning, freezing, and dehydrating.