National Garden Month

This is My Garden

To help celebrate National Garden Month 2006, we've invited our visitors to share their garden tales with us. We hope you'll find inspiration in their stories and appreciate the pride of your fellow gardeners.


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My Little Garden - Kelli N.

My garden is very small, but still very special in my heart. It is a memorial to a very special kitty. The strange thing about this small garden is a particular rose bush. To most people it would seem a scraggly bush that should be dug up and perhaps replanted in another location. Never more than one flower blooms at a time, but that one flower is always absolutely perfect in shape and has the most amazing aroma. A garden doesn\'t have to be large to bring joy to one's heart -- my little garden with my little yellow rose bush is living proof.




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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?

"Now is the time to plant many of the grasses and wildflowers that are part of the "rainforest" in our area of the planet - the plains and prairies. The time to reaffirm our faith that there will indeed be a future. A time to remind ourselves that each of us has the right and the responsibility to create little spots of health on an ailing planet. A time to do our part, in the hope that our children and our children's children might have a chance to experience the joys of watching the earth wake up from a long winter's rest to flower into a beautiful spring."

-- Bill Neiman, Native American Seed

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