Of Plants & Poetry

Updated: Apr 20, 2020

The nation celebrates both gardens & poetry in April. This is a made for each other kind of match! Just in time, find a little escape & relaxation detailed in these highlighted sites & activities.




The U.S. Botanic Garden is offering coloring pages inspired by its own plant collections. Download, print, & color.

The pages can be opened in coloring apps too. For all ages...








Not only does the Morris Arboretum

offer its own coloring pages, at the bottom of this link you'll find a playlist to help your plants grow big & beautiful! A pleasure for listening humans, too.








Make your Indoor Garden Grow with 6 garden projects including tips on moss & vertical gardens for homes of any size. Start an indoor kitchen garden with microgreens or regrow veggies for quick results!






During her life, poet Emily Dickinson may have best known as gardener & botanist. Listen to this NPR feature

describing efforts to recreate her Amherst gardens as they once existed. Intrigued? Borrow the 2019 e-book

Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life now available via hoopla with your library card.




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