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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Organic Ways - Heidi M.

I learned everything I know about gardening from my grandmother.Since I was young, I have been fascinated with planting things and watching them grow. she always told me that she didn't believe in pesticides, and she showed me all the great ways you could grow a garden, and still deter pests. One of her famous tips I still use today is putting a pie tin of beer out to attract the slugs!

Now that I have a family of my own, I love to garden the samy way grandma did . . . organically. My family and I get to enjoy fresh organic fruits and veggies. I enjoy knowing my family is getting the best! Grandma gave me "organic ways".




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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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