Recognizing Community Garden Achievement

The annual Growing to Green awards ceremony and dinner celebration to honor the best Ohio community gardens from the 2008 season will be held Wednesday, September 17 at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus. Youths, gardeners and neighborhood improvement projects will be recognized in a celebration that takes place from 6-9 p.m.

Individual and garden nominations for 2008 Growing to Green awards are still being accepted. Click here to download an application, or stop by the Visitors Center at Franklin Park Conservatory during regular business hours. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. on August 22.

Any questions about the event or applications can be directed to Bill Dawson, Growing to Green coordinator, at

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