NGA Articles: (NGM JAN 2012) Environmental Stewardship Begins in your own Backyard

(NGM JAN 2012) Environmental Stewardship Begins in your own Backyard

By: Susan Littlefield

For Immediate Release
Contact:
Susan Littlefield
Horticultural Editor
National Gardening Association
(802) 863-5251, ext. 119
Email:susanl@garden.org

South Burlington, VT (January 26, 2012)- National Gardening Association (NGA) is gearing up for the 2012 gardening season! As NATIONAL GARDEN MONTH® (NGM) is just a few months away, January's article gives us a few techniques and ideas to help our gardens, our environment and our well-being.

Environmental stewardship begins at home! Creating, maintaining, and enjoying an environmentally-friendly landscape, garden, or outdoor living space benefits you, your family, the community, and all the life that shares the environment with you. It may not have the global impact of government actions on greenhouse gas emissions, but it can make your own corner of the world a better space now and in years to come.

Visit www.nationalgardenmonth.org to read about simple things you can do to help make your garden a greener, more sustainable place.

About the National Gardening Association:

The National Gardening Association (NGA), founded in 1973, is a national nonprofit leader in plant-based education. NGA offers the Web's largest and most respected array of online gardening content, serving a broad audience of consumers. The organization acts as an interactive hub supporting the needs of gardening novices and experts alike, as well as providing educators with curriculum, publications, grants, and professional development tools. Visit www.garden.org and open your eyes to a world of lifestyle possibilities through gardening.



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