National Gardening Week
Date When Celebrated : First full week of June
National Gardening Week is a wonderful, week long event. It is both a celebration, and an educational opportunity. National Gardening Week celebrates one of America's most popular hobbies. Tens of millions of Americans, young and old alike, grow a garden of some size. This week is a great opportunity to get out into your garden and tend to it, along with enjoying your garden's peacefulness and beauty. Regardless of whether your garden is big or small, show it off to family and gardening friends.
National Gardening Week is also a great time to promote this hobby, and offer educational programs to the general public Garden clubs, 4H groups, schools, and even business can get ito the act, providing some form of educational programs, demonstrations, or seminars. As individuals, gardeners can encourage others to start gardening.
However you celebrate this week, we hope it is a great growing experience for all involved!
The Origin of National Gardening Week:
Our research has not identified the creator of this week, or when it first began. We do know that the National Gardening Club has at least adopted this important week, promoting organized events and activities.
There is no presidential proclamation, or act of congress making this an official "National" week.
What happened on this day? This Day in History
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