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About National Public Gardens Week

A Celebration of the Nation’s Public Gardens


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National Public Gardens Day was created in 2009, with then partners Rain Bird, to drive local and national exposure to the importance of building vibrant, relevant gardens committed to community enrichment and environmental responsibility through community engagement, sustainable practices and conversation. 

Beginning in 2019, the American Public Gardens Association is excited to announce National Public Gardens Week, May 13-19, 2019!

See the current Events List here. Participation is limited to Institutional members in good standing with the Association.

Join Association Director of External Relations Joan Thomas for a webinar series introducing the National Public Gardens Week MYGARDEN campaign:
All About MYGARDEN - See the Introduction Here
Setting up your MYGARDEN campaign - advance video
Setting up your MYGARDEN campaign - second broadcast
Making the Most of MYGARDEN

Throughout the week, many of our nation's public gardens will emphasize their importance and impact as community resources and catalysts for change and resilience by encouraging the general public to visit, engage, donate, and/or volunteer. 

Follow National Public Gardens Week on social media!

Twitter: @PublicGardens, #NationalPublicGardensWeek


Looking for a garden to visit?  Click here.