National Gardening Association Responds To The Need For Youth Gardening Programs By Releasing 2014 Digital Resource Catalog
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National Gardening Association Responds To The Need For
Youth Gardening Programs By Releasing 2014 Digital
Mon Mar 3, 2014 12:15pm EST
* Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release.
WILLISTON, Vt., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Gardening Association (NGA)
announced the release of its 2014 Gardening With Kids Digital Resource Catalog, an easy-to-use,
one-stop shopping resource for gardening supplies, classroom materials and curriculum.
As the nation's leading nonprofit in gardening education, this new digital publication is more than
just a catalog ? 100% of proceeds go towards supporting schools and communities nationwide
through kids' garden grants and free resources, including hundreds of lesson plans and family
"This catalog assembles an exciting array of the most proven and affordable resources that are
guaranteed to provide individuals with easy-to-use gardening materials designed to engage kids,
said Mike Metallo, President and CEO of the National Gardening Association. "You're giving back
with every purchase. And now that the catalog is digital, it's even more accessible and fun to use."
The fully-searchable, 68-page digital catalog makes it easy to find innovative, affordable gardening
materials that foster students' life skills.Â The catalog focuses on resources that enable individuals
to learn through gardening all year-round. The catalog also features dozens of new products,
ranging from composting, raised beds, rain barrels, greenhouses, complete kits designed by
educators, and standards-based curricula to complement hands-on learning activities. All products
are NGA certified, meaning that they have been carefully selected by horticultural and educational
experts for quality, durability, and student engagement.
Gardening represents an outstanding, hands-on opportunity for learning. The benefits of plant-based
activities are year-round and touch on timely topics such as health, nutrition, education, problem-
solving, and the environment?just to name a few.Â
The 2014 digital catalog is a must-have shopping resource for anyone who gardens with kids.Â Â It
has more than 500 direct links embedded within to make shopping easy and fun. Special features of
the digital catalog include being able to search keywords throughout, mark favorite items, write
notes on particular pages for ideas, and share content with others via social media.
You can request the new 2014 Gardening with Kids printed catalog and access the digital version
today at: www.GardeningWithKids.org/2014AnnualCatalog
About the National Gardening Association:
For more than 40 years, the National Gardening Association (NGA) has been a prominent leader in
promoting learning through gardening to encourage personal growth.Â NGA's mission is to
empower every generation to lead healthier lives, build stronger communities, and encourage
environmental stewardship through educational gardening programs. To support its nonprofit
mission, NGA developed the Gardening with Kids shop,Â with all proceeds going toward grants and
educational programs.Â Learn more NGA's programs and services at www.garden.org.
SOURCE National Gardening Association