Archive | September 2017

🍂 Pansies, A Fall Inspiration! 🍂


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Pansies, A Fall Inspiration

Pansies, with their large flower face and excellent cool-weather tolerance, are the perfect addition to your fall garden design.

And who’s to stop you there? Pansies are the perfect addition to edibles, gifts for that special someone and DIY crafts to make for home and those you love.

Pansies are the inspiration, now what are you going to do this fall?

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10 Top Daffodils for your Garden!


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Our 10 Favorite Daffodils to Plant This Fall!

Yellow trumpet daffodils are far and away the world’s most popular style of daffodils. But why stop there when the daffodil world has so much more to offer?

Start with these 10 timeless favorites. All have proven to be vigorous, sturdy and reliable perennials.

Which is your favorite?

Vote Now for Your Favorite 2017 Therapeutic Garden Today!

You Can Make the Difference!

  • The Farm at Penny Lane Horticultural Therapy Program
  • University of Wisconsin-Extension Milwaukee County
  • Monarch School of New England
Voting Open Through September 15th!

Vote for Your Favorite Therapeutic Garden🌻🌿


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You Decide The Garden Grant Winner!

Vote For Your Favorite Therapeutic Garden Today!
National Garden Bureau and Sakata Seed America, in an ongoing effort to raise awareness of horticulture and support the benefits of gardening, will grant $5,000 this fall to be split among three therapeutic gardens in North America. The top vote-getter will receive $3,000, second and third place will receive $1,000 each.

Earlier this year, we issued a call to enter for established therapeutic gardens to apply for the grants that will be given away this fall. Of the nearly 50 entries submitted, our panel of experts narrowed down the field to these three finalists. These finalists, and their videos explaining their program, are profiled below.

It’s easy to vote! Cast your vote for your favorite garden here. Voting ends September 15, 2017. One vote per IP address.

Entry #1 – The Farm at Penny Lane Horticultural Therapy Program – Click here to vote
The Farm at Penny Lane Horticultural Therapy Program

The Farm at Penny Lane Horticultural Therapy Program, part of the Horticultural Therapy Program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, provides weekly horticultural therapy sessions to adults with serious and persistent mental illness.

Entry #2 – University of Wisconsin-Extension Milwaukee County – Click here to vote
University of Wisconsin-Extension Milwaukee County

The University of Wisconsin-Extension County in Milwaukee County serves three distinct populations at three sites which include Wil-O-Way Grant, Wil-O-Way Underwood, Vets Healing Garden at Kohl Community Farm and Garden

Entry #3 – Monarch School of New England – Click here to vote
Monarch School of New England

The Monarch School of New England (MSNE) in Rochester, New Hampshire, is a unique, comprehensive, private, non-profit, year-round, specialized, day school for students, 5 to 21 years of age, with severe physical, intellectual, emotional, medical and developmental disabilities.

Vote Now! Help Decide The Grant Award Winner!