Garden Center

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Garden Expo 
9:00am - 12:00 pm March 26, 2022 Loma Colorado Main Library (check back for updates)

Vendor Hall

  • Sandoval County Master Gardeners (SEMG)
  • Xeric Garden Club of Albuquerque
  • Rio Rancho Water Dept
  • Rio Rancho Tree Stewards
  • Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District
  • New Mexico Beekeeper's Association
  • Rio Grande Community Farm
  • NM Water and Conservation Bureau
  • Bennu Organics (SEMG)
  • Houseplants (SEMG)
  • Keep Rio Rancho Beautiful

Programs and Presentations

  • 9 AM - Create your own planters and garden markers
  • 9 AM - Connect with members of the Xeric Club of Albuquerque and discover what the club is all about
  • 10 AM - Share Space with Wildlife with ABQ Backyard Refuge Program and Friends of Valle Del Oro Refuge (zoom)
  • 10 AM - Beekeeping in New Mexico with the New Mexico Beekeeper's Association
  • 11 AM - Regenerative Urban Gardening with Rio Grande Community Farm
  • 11 AM - Connecting Community to Local Environmental Concerns with the Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District 

Seed Library

The Seed Library is a collection of fruit, vegetable and flower seeds that you can borrow to plant at home. The Seed Library is also a place for you to return/exchange seeds you have harvested for others to borrow and plant. Seed libraries are available in the lobbies at both Rio Rancho libraries. Please only take what you will use.

The seed collection is dependent on donations and availability. Different seeds will be available at different times during the year, check back often to see what is available. For more information on growing in Sandoval County please visit the Sandoval County Master Gardener website here.

Garden Tool Kits

Garden tool kits are a kit containing one rounded cultivator, one square cultivator, one transplanter, one trowel, and one gardening tips binder. Kits are available to check out for 3 weeks, can be placed on hold and renewed if there is not waiting list. 

This program is made possible by a grant from  "Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, a pilot program of the American Library Association.”