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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Love for Flowers - Bonnie L.

Gardening of all types is in my blood!I love to have an vegetable garden but my favorite is my flowers. My love for flowers all year around is from my grandma. I live in CO and can't have year round flowers like I did in CA. Seeing the different types of flowers in my garden makes my heart bumble! My love for roses, lilacs, sweet peas to annuals of all type just full me with so much joy! Watching each flower develop is so much fun to view as the blooms open and the smells are overwelling! The delightment of planting a garden is beyond words because seeing this world with gardens of flowers is an exquistie feeling for me! I take time to stop, smell & look at what the Masters hand did for me!




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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?

"Because watching things grow and bloom rejuvenates the spirit and engages the mind in the wonder and diversity that exists in the world around us! Experiencing the vast variety in the plant kingdom is what gardening is all about. Additionally, in the face of continued habitat loss, conservation through horticulture is one of the ways many of the worlds most amazing species will be preserved over time."

-- Darrin Norton, Owner, Mountain Orchids

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