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Better Homes and Gardens Offers Free Admission to Gardens In Support Of National Public Gardens Day On May 11, 2012

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of the Nation's public gardens, leading home and

lifestyle magazine Better

Homes and Gardens is offering consumers a free admission

pass to visit their local public gardens on Friday, May 11, 2012. The

result of a partnership between the American Public Gardens

Association (APGA) and irrigation product and service provider Rain

Bird, National Public Gardens Day was created to further awareness

of the important role public gardens play in promoting environmental

stewardship, plant and water conservation, and education, as well as

serving as an inspiration to gardeners everywhere.

In support of a nationwide effort to motivate people to explore and

learn more about their local Sprinkler System Installation public gardens, Better Homes and

Gardens, an exclusive media partner for Nation al Public Gardens Day,

is offering a pass for two free adult admissions to participating public

gardens on their website at

Visitors can locate participating gardens in their area via the website

and download free admission passes for two adults.

"Better Homes and Gardens helps readers to create beautiful

outdoor spaces and gardens to enrich their homes and lives," said Gayle

Butler, editor in chief, Better Homes and Gardens. "Public

gardens are a wonderful resource for further inspiration and we are

excited to provide the opportunity for our readers to experience these

national treasures firsthand."

Many of the APGA's 500 member institutions, including botanical gardens,

arboreta, conservatories, educational gardens, museum gardens and

historical gardens, will celebrate National Public Gardens Day with

varied activities and events for schools, families and thousands of

visitors. Activities will continue throughout Mother's Day weekend so

that visitors can enjoy the beauty of the gardens and learn about each

garden's commitment to environmental stewardship, education, research

and to the communities they serve.

"Better Homes and Gardens has demonstrated tremendous support for

public gardens through this offer," said Casey Sclar, interim executive

director of the American Public Gardens Association. "The readers of Better

Homes and Gardens will now have the opportunity to spend a day at

their local garden and witness how gardens educate and inspire

garden-lovers who want to create their own beautiful gardens at home.

Make sure to take advantage of these free passes and visit"

For more information on National Public Gardens Day, visit,

"LIKE" the National Public Gardens Day Facebook

page and follow the National Public Gardens Day Twitter feed, @NPGD.

About Better Homes and Gardens

Reaching 40 million readers every month, the Better Homes and Gardens

brand extends across the web, tablet, mobile, broadcast, broadband and

numerous licensed products, serving and connecting women who are

passionate about their homes and the lives they create there. Better

Homes and Gardens inspires women Sprinkler Installation to dream and gives them the

confidence to move from dreaming to doing. For more information, visit, or join conversations on and


Founded in 1940, Pennsylvania-based American Public Gardens Association

is an organization devot ed to strengthening the public gardens

throughout North America. With over 70 years of work increasing

cooperation and awareness among the gardens, APGA has built a membership

of more than 500 public gardens located in all 50 states, the District

of Columbia, Canada and seven other countries. Their members include

public gardens as well as arboreta and zoos. APGA has also built up an

international network of individual members in the U.S., Canada and 24

other countries. The APGA is committed to raising public awareness about

public gardens and the important role that they play in their

communities. APGA is committed to advancing public gardens as a force

for positive change in their communities through leadership, advocacy

and innovation.


Headquartered in Azusa, Calif., Rain Bird Corporation is the world's

leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services.

From simple beginnings in 1933, Rain Bird now offers the industry's

broadest range of irrigation products for farms, golf courses, sports

arenas, commercial developments and homes, available in more than 130

countries. Rain Bird has been awarded hundreds of patents, including the

first in 1935 for the impact sprinkler. Rain Bird's philosophy called

The Intelligent Use of Water is about using water wisely. Its

commitment extends beyond products to education, training and services

for the industry and the community. Rain Bird maintains state-of-the-art

manufacturing facilities around the world.

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