Celebrations have to be made, troubles come by themselves.
– Russian Proverb
National Public Garden Day is May 7. This is only the 2nd year the America Public Garden Association, (APGA)formerly the American Association of Botanical Gardens & Arboretahas sponsored this event. This group founded in 1940 has 500 institutional members from all 50 states, Washington DC, Canada, & 24 other countries. Our local Desert Botanical Garden is a member and will celebrate the event with educational presentations, kids activities and special tours. The mission of the APGA is to support the professionals who work to keep our public gardens flourishing and provide access to horticultural displays, education, research and plant conservation.