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  • April is National Garden Month!
    It prompts a genuine respect for those who work in agriculture today Gardening above all provides a special source of fulfillment when foresight patience and collaboration with soil and sunlight finally are repaid by lovely flowers and luscious harvests The Congress by Senate Joint Resolution 136 has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation designating the week beginning April 13 1986 as National Garden Week Now Therefore I Ronald Reagan President of the United States of America do hereby proclaim the week beginning April 13 1986 as National Garden Week and I call upon all Federal State and local governments private organizations and all Americans to join in educational efforts ceremonies and other appropriate activities to show our appreciation for the efforts and contributions of gardeners In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty six and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and tenth Ronald Reagan Filed with the Office of the Federal Register 4 14 p m April 18 1986 Back to Home When You Garden You Grow Every April communities organizations and individuals nationwide

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  • April is National Garden Month!
    Select Sponsors National Garden Month 2005 November 2004 National Garden Month 2005 Call to Action Give A Garden September 2004 National Gardening Association Announces National Garden Month 2005 National Garden Month 2004 The Power of Gardening Storylines May 2004 National Garden Month Promotes Early Gardening Across the Country March 2004 NGA Announces Latest Results of National Gardening Survey NGA Announces New Partnership with Slow Food USA to Support School Gardens 2004 National Garden Month Partners The Power of Gardening Storylines Gardening Promotes Physical and Emotional Well Being Gardening to Feed Your Community Rebuilding Communities One Garden at a Time Gardens Infuse Our Lives with Beauty Gardens Are Tools for Learning 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

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  • April is National Garden Month!
    Tim Bennett director of marketing programs Subaru of America Inc Subaru shares in NGA s philosophy that gardening has the power to transform environments communities and individuals and we are particularly excited about increasing the opportunities for dealers to get involved this year with the new Give A Garden Community Beautification Kits Subaru dealers can order a Give A Garden Community Beautification Kit to donate to an organization in their community Each kit includes two 42 x 18 x 20 low maintenance raised planters a flower seed collection garden designs a materials list and copper plant markers Dealers may purchase kits directly from NGA which will drop ship them to dealer locations Subaru Commitment to the Outdoors When a Subaru is seen driving down the road or at the trailhead chances are it will be loaded with a kayak canoe mountain bike skis or snowboard That s because Subaru Symmetrical All Wheel Drive provides drivers with superior performance in all types of conditions essential for transporting outdoor sports enthusiasts to the river the mountains and those off the beaten path destinations with safety and confidence Together with its partners Subaru hosts hundreds of outdoor events each year from coast to coast This approach helps Subaru learn more about its customers interests and enables the company to demonstrate how Subaru Symmetrical All Wheel Drive can complement their active lifestyles Because of this commitment many refer to Subaru as the official vehicle of the outdoors About National Gardening Association The NATIONAL GARDENING ASSOCIATION NGA founded in 1973 is a national nonprofit leader in garden based education Their mission is to promote gardening as a means to renew and sustain the essential connection among people plants and the environment To fulfill this mission they offer publications and programs focused on five key areas

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  • April is National Garden Month!
    raising public awareness by bringing together businesses nonprofit organizations and government agencies that embrace plant based education as a tool to enhance every aspect of our lives says Mike Metallo President of NGA The National Gardening Association is pleased to have the Hilton Garden Inn Grow A School Garden program as part of the National Garden Month 2005 nationwide celebration Dr Cynthia Klemmer Director of Education at NGA enthusiastically notes that Staff from Hilton Garden Inn hotels across the country will soon be planting gardens with children at schools in their communities This creates a wonderful school to community tie that benefits students directly by creating a living outdoor classroom and also enhances the school grounds Snapshot of a Garden Project At Monte Vista Early Education Center in Los Angeles the Hilton Garden Inn brand team and the brand s official Chief Gardening Officer Charlie Nardozzi joined the students in planting three new gardens in their school playground In the spirit of the presidential election the 120 students aged 2 to 6 years were asked to hold their own vegetable election and vote for their favorite vegetable candidate The clear winner was lettuce with 56 votes followed by the tomato 44 votes and pepper 16 votes And as it sometimes happens in elections four students were unsure because they liked all three vegetables equally and couldn t decide To commemorate the winning vegetables lettuce tomatoes bell peppers and chili peppers were planted in the gardens along with a colorful array of mums and snapdragons The Los Angeles planting party was a tremendous success thanks to the companies that contributed to the project A E Schmidt trucked in the more than seven yards of soil and planter mix to the playground the Ball Corporation shipped 100 orange and yellow mums and the Scotts Company donated a pallet of potting soil When people and companies come together wonderful things can grow With more than 100 hotel locations participating in the program Hilton Garden Inn hotels and local schools are planting and growing gardens in all climates from Portland Maine to Tampa Florida and from Denver Colorado to Garden Grove California The NATIONAL GARDENING ASSOCIATION NGA founded in 1973 is a national nonprofit leader in garden based education Their mission is to promote gardening as a means to renew and sustain the essential connection among people plants and the environment To fulfill this mission they offer publications and programs focused on five key areas education health and wellness environmental stewardship community development and home gardening For more information visit www garden org Hilton Garden Inn is award winning mid priced brand that is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company Its portfolio includes many of the world s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands including Hilton Conrad Doubletree Embassy Suites Hotels Hampton Inn Hampton Inn Suites Hilton Garden Inn Hilton Grand Vacations Club and Homewood Suites by Hilton To find out more about the Grow A

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  • April is National Garden Month!
    The flowering plants also produce blooms for longer periods and flower colors are more intense Dirks believes NGA s emphasis on container gardens illustrates the new more inclusive attitude groups like NGA and PW seek to promote In the past gardening was an activity that required a large yard and lots of work In fact with a pot a few plants soil light and water anyone can be a gardener This less traditional view is the result of changes within our society Gardening has always been a mirror that reflects how people work and live he points out One hundred years ago the only way most people could afford fresh fruits and vegetables was to grow them Almost everyone had a garden They also had more time Work school sports dance lessons band practice for most families leisure time is a luxury Container gardens provide many of the same benefits as traditional beds and borders but without the digging weeding and other time consuming chores PW is also supporting National Garden Month because the event raises awareness of contributions made by gardeners within their community Every town has at least one gardener or gardening organization that helps make life a little better for everyone else The neighbor who brings flowers to nursing home residents the club that has a plant sale to raise money for the local humane society the NGA believes these people deserve recognition and so do we says Dirks National Garden Month is National Gardening Association s vehicle to raise public awareness by bringing together non profit organizations and corporations that embrace plant based education as a tool to better every aspect of our lives says Mike Metallo President NGA For more information about Proven Winners plants visit www provenwinners com or call their toll free number

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  • April is National Garden Month!
    based education as a tool to better every aspect of our lives says Mike Metallo President NGA Black Decker is excited to sponsor National Garden Month as part of our effort to appeal to gardeners with our line of environmentally friendly yet powerful products We support the goal to inspire more people to get out into their yards and gardens to experience the physical emotional and environmental benefits of gardening says Mike Wohltmann director of Black Decker Outdoor Products Because our cordless and corded outdoor products run on electricity You don t have to worry about fumes harmful emissions or trips to the gas station This allows you to take full advantage of being outside in the beautiful surroundings of your yard or garden We hope that this year more and more people will become involved with National Garden Month added Wohltman Larry Sommers Vice President NGA states The National Gardening Association is pleased to partner with Black Decker Outdoor Products because the company s products offer sound environmental benefits and deliver great performance Black Decker Outdoor Products include both corded and cordless electric string trimmers hedge trimmers edgers pruners lawn mowers blower vacs pressure washers and more These products innovative features such as pivoting handles automatic feed spools articulating power heads slide pack batteries and more make them easy to use to help you keep your yard and garden looking its best The NATIONAL GARDENING ASSOCIATION NGA founded in 1973 is a national nonprofit leader in garden based education Our mission is to promote gardening as a means to renew and sustain the essential connection among people plants and the environment To fulfill this mission we offer publications and programs focused on five core areas youth education health and wellness environmental stewardship community development and home gardening For more

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  • April is National Garden Month!
    place and we truly believe that gardening is one of the best and most important ways in which we can accomplish this states John Connel Scotts vice president Therefore we are very excited about this year s National Garden Month theme of Give a Garden because gardens help to beautify our communities and provide wonderful environmental benefits as well National Garden Month is National Gardening Association s vehicle to raise public awareness by bringing together non profit organizations and corporations like The Scotts Company that embrace plant based education as a tool to better every aspect of our lives says Mike Metallo President NGA MIRACLE GRO NURSERY SELECT is a professionally formulated line of plant care products for both in ground gardening and container gardening and a line of premium annuals perennials and ornamental grasses MIRACLE GRO NURSERY SELECT plants and products are available exclusively at independent nurseries and garden centers From planting to establishing roots to regular feeding Nursery Select helps plants and gardeners from beginning to end For more information on MIRACLE GRO NURSERY SELECT Plants Planting Mix Starter Food and Growth Food for gardens and containers visit www nurseryselect com About Scotts Dedicated to a Beautiful World The Scotts Company with sales of more than 2 billion is the world s leading supplier of consumer products for lawn and garden care with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well The Company owns the industry s most recognized brands In the U S the Company s Scotts R Miracle Gro R and Ortho R brands are market leading in their categories as is the consumer Roundup R brand which is marketed in North America and most of Europe exclusively by Scotts and owned by Monsanto The Company also owns Smith Hawken a leading brand of

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