Healthy Soil, Healthy Garden & Seed Swap coming to GPL


GREENVILLE – Does your soil need something? When is the best time to apply? It’s March, so let’s get ready for gardening season! 

Join us at Greenville Public Library on Thursday, March 14, at 10 a.m. for a presentation by Jared Coppess from the Darke Soil and Water Conservation District. He will discuss soil sampling, how to understand soil analysis, and ways to improve our garden’s soil health. A seed swap will follow the program. 

All attendees will receive a credit for one soil sampling test, so there is no need to bring your sample to the program. Jared will be announcing the soil drop-off location during his presentation.

Seeds from our Growing Harvest Seed Library will be available at the seed swap. Patrons are encouraged to bring seeds to swap, but this is not necessary to participate. The program and seeds are free, and registration is not required to attend.

Jared is the District Administrator at the Darke Soil and Water Conservation District. He graduated from Ohio State University and grew up on his family’s farm near Ansonia. Before returning to Darke County, Jared worked as the Director of Public Policy for Indiana Corn and the Indiana Soybean Alliance.

Anyone with questions or wanting more information on this program can contact Kelly at (937) 548-3915.