Youth Garden Award Applications

Burpee Home Gardens is accepting applications for the 2012 “I Can Grow” Youth Garden Award through Friday, Dec. 23, 2011.

The 2012 “I Can Grow” Youth Garden Award will be presented to established or start-up school and community gardens that demonstrate well-developed and staffed plans for a youth-centered educational program, with an emphasis on nutrition and food production, environmental awareness, social responsibility and scholastic integration.

Two grand-prize winners will be awarded up to 500 vegetable and herb plants, including:

•The Burpee BOOST high-nutrition collection

•$2,500 in garden supplies

•On-site assistance for garden layout and installation from the experts at Burpee Home Gardens

•5 gallons of Daniels Plant Food and one hose-end sprayer

•A Flip Video camera to document the garden’s progress throughout the year

Three runner-up winners will receive 500 vegetable and herb plants, including the Burpee BOOST collection, 5 gallons of Daniels Plant Food, one hose-end sprayer and a Flip Video camera.

To apply, go to .