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Garden Week is Official!

Philip B. Scott, Governor of Vermont, has made it an official proclamation. June 2 – 8, 2024 is Garden Week in Vermont.


State of Vermont Executive Department A Proclamation

WHEREAS, gardeners have a passion for nurturing the beauty and resources of the earth through planting seeds, the care of all plants and the riches of their efforts; and

WHEREAS, gardeners seek to add beauty, splendor, fragrance, and nutrition to our lives through the growing of herbs, vegetables, foliage, and flowers; and

WHEREAS, gardeners work to preserve our country’s traditional spirit of independence and initiative through innovation and hard work; and

WHEREAS, gardeners advocate the importance of all creatures, large and small, that share our world and their roles in a balanced and productive ecology; and

WHEREAS, gardening furnishes a challenging and productive activity for those just learning as well as those having years of experience; and

WHEREAS, gardening promotes a healthy lifestyle that lasts a lifetime, helps reduce stress from other areas of our life, teaches that rewards can come from diligent efforts; and

WHEREAS, gardening enables members of Garden Clubs across the nation and the world to make a world of difference in the communities where they reside and work.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Philip B. Scott, Governor, hereby proclaim the June 2 – 8, 2024, as

GARDEN WEEK in Vermont.

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