When You Garden, You Grow!

April is National Garden MonthEvery April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants is good for us: attitudes toward health and nutrition improve, kids perform better at school, and community spirit grows. Join the celebration and help to make America a greener, healthier, more livable place!

Fresh Ideas

Trees in the Sustainable Landscape

Trees in the Sustainable Landscape

Of all the plants that contribute to a sustainable landscape, trees are among the most important. Besides adding beauty to our landscapes, trees help the environment by taking up carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas that is such a big driver in climate change.... Read more »

Project of the Month

Making Plant-based Dyes

Making Plant-based Dyes

Throughout history humans have used natural dyes to distinguish social classes (serfs and masters), for ceremonial purposes (the Navajo), decoration, and fashion... Read more »

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101 Ways to Celebrate

Dig into these ideas to celebrate the season throughout the community.