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2021 Festival of Trees brings holiday happiness

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Gallup gets ready for Santa

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Christmas Parade complete with the Grinch

Holiday crafts fair offers unique creations as gifts

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Octavia Fellin Public Library’s Seed Lending Library sows seeds for local plant preservation

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Gallup’s Octavia Fellin Public Library is one of New Mexico’s numerous seed libraries distributing fruit, vegetable, and flower seeds to participating gardeners. One does not have to possess a library card to check out seeds.

“It will encourage, hopefully, more gardeners and they will start turning in more seeds, more heirloom seeds,” OFPL Deputy Director Betty Martin said.

What is a seed lending library? Seed lending libraries stock collections of seeds that are shared, traded, and lent to gardeners. A beneficial long-term effect of seed libraries is the preservation of heirloom and quality seeds that have adapted to the climate, plant diseases, and insects within a local...

Rio West Mall celebrates Native American Heritage Month

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