National Garden Holidays: Our National Calendar is packed full of Gardening Holiday's and National plant day's that relate to gardening in some way, so since our Directory is based on the Calendar of Events; it was just a must to dedicate a whole section of our website to National Garden Holidays.
Flower Of The Month / Birth Flowers:Just as each month has its own gemstone/birthstones, did you know that each month also has its own traditional birth flower appropriate for the month and season. Take a look at a complete list of Birth Flowers and each month they represent. see Flower of the month
Garden Headline News:Do you like to keep up with what's new in the garden world? Visit our information page about gardening where you will find news headlines every single day. This page updates daily so be sure to visit often. See Gardening News
Common Edible Flowers: For hundreds of years, edible flowers have been gathered and consumed. Just as the leaves and roots of some flowering plants can be eaten; various flowers, which can be used to decorate a room, can also be used to decorate foods and are considered edible. see Common Edible Flowers
Herbs: have a variety of uses including culinary, medicinal, or in some cases even spiritual usage. The green, leafy part of the plant is often used, but herbal medicine makes use of the roots, flowers, seeds, root bark, inner bark (cambium), berries and sometimes the pericarp or other portions. see National Herb Week.
Several types of common "berries", none of which is a berry by botanical definition:The blueberry is a false berry, raspberries and blackberries are aggregate fruit, and strawberries are accessory fruit. Several types of common "berries", none of which is a berry by botanical definition: See National Berry Month
National Garden Month: The month of April is always National Garden Month. Each and every year! Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. To find out more about this holiday visit National Garden Month.
Garden Salad: A garden salad is a salad consisting of lettuce and simple vegetables found in a small vegetable garden such as tomatoes, carrots, onions, mesclun greens and dressing. Learn how to make all the different types of salads like caesar, cobb, greek, lettuce and herb. Visit Garden Salads.
Homemade Flavored Oils: Flavored oils add an excellent taste to fresh garden salads. Make your own homemade oils and use them in your cooking as well. To find out how visit our Flavored Oil Section of our website. (flavored oil recipes)(vinegar recipes)
Maize: Perhaps as early as 1500 BCE, maize began to spread widely and rapidly. As it was introduced to new cultures, new uses were developed and new varieties selected to better serve in those preparations. Maize was the staple food, or a major staple, of most the pre-Columbian North American, Mesoamerican, South American, and Caribbean cultures. see National Maize Day
Rose:Did you know the rose is the national flower of the United States, the United Kingdom and the Maldives as well as being the official flower of several states and the province of Alberta. Rose once served as Honduras' national flower as well. see National Rose Month