Earth Day

Earth Day falls every year on April 22nd and aims to celebrate an awareness of our beautiful planet. We have been officially celebrating this holiday since 1970. People often celebrate by planting flowers, herbs, gardens, and trees, or getting together with like-minded people to tackle major community clean-up endeavors.

My mom most certainly inherited her green thumb and love for the earth from her parents, who were dedicated followers of Robert Rodale’s Organic Gardening philosophy and life-long subscribers to his magazine. This photo was taken of my grandfather in their vast green garden well before Earth Day was officially a national holiday.

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