Contact: Rose Getch
National Gardening Association
(800) 538-7476, ext. 129
South Burlington (January 8, 2007) - The National Gardening Association (NGA) is pleased to announce that Rebecca Kolls, celebrated master gardener, television personality, and publisher of Season by Rebecca magazine, will be on hand on Saturday April 28, 2007, during the NYC GROWS Garden Festival in Union Square Park South Plaza. Kolls will present several gardening demonstrations, including easy kids' projects and small- and no-space techniques for city residents. The festival is open to the public and easily reached by subway - take the N, R, Q, W, L, 4, 5, or 6 train to Union Square/14th St.
"The seed has been planted and we're ready to 'GROW' again," says Kolls. She's anticipating the eager faces in the audience at Union Square Park South Plaza, where as always, she'll tell everyone to "keep their hands dirty!"
Beginning at 9 A.M. on April 28, 2007, Kolls will present interactive workshops on a variety of family-friendly urban gardening ideas. Kolls' NYC GROWS co-spokesperson is NGA Senior Horticulturist Charlie Nardozzi, who is nationally recognized for his "Gardening with Charlie" articles and broadcasts.
About Rebecca Kolls
Master Gardener Rebecca Kolls knows her dirt-she's been digging in the garden most of her life! She spent 11 years hosting the nationally syndicated show Rebecca's Garden produced by NBC Entertainment. Kolls has served as the lifestyles and gardening contributor for ABC's Good Morning America, and is the author of the book, Rebecca's Garden: Four Seasons to Grow On. Kolls has been featured in numerous national magazines and newspapers, and in 2006 began publishing her own magazine, Seasons by Rebecca.
About the National Gardening Association
For more than 30 years, the National Gardening Association has been working to renew and sustain the essential connection between people, plants, and the environment. As a nonprofit leader in plant-based education, NGA's programs and initiatives highlight and support opportunities for learning in schools, communities, and backyards across the country. In addition, NGA focuses on four other core areas: health and wellness, environmental stewardship, community development, and responsible home gardening. For more information on NGA and its programs, visit www.garden.org. For more information, please visit the NYC GROWS Garden Festival Web site.