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“Year of the” crop picks announced

October 25, 2012  By Canadian Garden Centre & Nursery

Oct. 25, 2012, Downer's Grove, IL — The National Garden Bureau has announced the three crops that will be featured in its annual "Year of the" program.

Each year, the National Garden Bureau selects crops that are easy to grow, genetically diverse an offer a number of new varieties to choose from.

According to the National Garden Bureau, 2013 will be the Year of the:

  • Vegetable/Edible: Watermelon
  • Annual: Gerbera
  • Perennial: Wildflower

Founded in 1920, the National Garden Bureau is a non-profit organization whose mission is to disseminate basic instructions for home gardeners.

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