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About National Public Gardens Week

A Celebration of the Nation’s Public Gardens

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, National Public Gardens Day became National Public Gardens Week!

In 2020, National Public Gardens Week will be May 8-17.

Throughout the week, many of our nation's public gardens 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.