National Garden Month

Eco-Scorecard

In 2004, NGA conducted its first Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey to find out just how environmentally friendly the lawn and garden practices of consumers really are. Answer the questions below to see how you compare to other yard and garden owners:

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Want to learn how to have a beautiful, healthy home landscape and be a good steward of the land? Check out our Ecological Landscaping page.

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?

"The thing that amazes me about gardening is that one can plant a small seed or root a cutting and watch it grow into something incredible. Whether it is an annual full of color or a towering tree, it is a remarkable thing to watch them grow and develop."

-- Brent Pemberton, Professor, Ornamental Horticulture and Plant Physiology, Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center

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