Convention on Biological Diversity

Jane McGary
Fri, 09 Sep 2011 16:16:10 PDT
Robert wrote,
 >If I remember correctly The National Gardening Association claims 
that 60% of Americans have Gardening as a hobby. But they also speak 
about the average gardener spending on average $70 a year on >plants. 
Personally I would not think of those people as gardeners. I fear 
that gardening is slowly dying.

I believe that statistic includes food gardeners, whom we should not 
dismiss even if they spend their $70 on seeds. Their efforts help to 
protect the environment by encouraging local consumption.

Anybody want some zucchini?

Jane McGary
Portland, Oregon, USA

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