National Garden Month

A look back at a National Garden Month week:

We're so excited to be celebrating gardening this month! Each week we will feature new and fun activities, ideas and articles that will help get you and your friends excited about gardening.

It's Week 4 of National Garden Month, 2017!

When You Garden, You Grow!

Every 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!

About National Garden Month

Why Garden?

"I garden because I cannot help myself. I like the view out the window, but it’s more—as if the garden is a perennial sermon or dharma talk, a reminder to reflect that I’m part of something bigger. The garden is my science teacher, too, and most of all my taskmaster, because a garden without a gardener is a jungle waiting to happen. A gardener without a garden? Likewise, a sorry sight indeed."

-- Margaret Roach, author, blogger, podcast host, AWayToGarden.com

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