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World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD)

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World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD)

Time: May 6, 2017 all day
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Event Type: celebration
Organized By: WNGD
Latest Activity: May 8, 2017

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Thirteenth Annual WNGD

Get ready for the Annual World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD)! 

People across the globe are encouraged, on the first Saturday of May, to tend their portion of the world's garden unclothed as nature intended.

Gardening has a timeless quality, and anyone can do it: young and old, singles or groups, the fit and infirm, urban and rural. An elderly lady in a Manhattan apartment can plant new annuals in her window box. Families can rake leaves in their back yard. Freehikers can pull invasive weeds along their favorite stretch of trail. More daring groups can make rapid clothes-free sorties into public parks to do community-friendly stealth cleanups.

Why garden naked? First of all, it's fun! Second only to swimming, gardening is at the top of the list of family-friendly activities people are most ready to consider doing nude. Moreover, our culture needs to move toward a healthy sense of both body acceptance and our relation to the natural environment. Gardening naked is not only a simple joy, it reminds us--even if only for those few sunkissed minutes--that we can be honest with who we are as humans and as part of this planet.

"When you're out there with a gentle breeze on you, every last hair on your body feels it. You feel completely connected with the natural world in a way you just can't in clothes."

- Barbara Pollard of Abbey House Gardens

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Comment by Sophie on May 8, 2017 at 18:49

Too good team! Next year ;)

Comment by Cathie MacLean on May 7, 2017 at 6:40
Brilliant picture Dave!! LOL
Comment by Lissa on May 7, 2017 at 6:03

Even your nipples are discreetly covered Andy. Very tasteful lol.

Comment by Dianne Caswell on May 7, 2017 at 5:12

What a wonderful fun lot of gardeners we all are. Happy Gardening!!!!!

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on May 7, 2017 at 0:36


Comment by Dave Riley on May 6, 2017 at 23:57

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on May 6, 2017 at 22:02

Well done Dianne and Andy! And David!

Keener and braver than we two old boilers ;-)

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on May 6, 2017 at 21:38

I had to hold my end up for the boys... um... so to speak!

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on May 6, 2017 at 21:37

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on May 6, 2017 at 21:25

GOLD!  I hate to admit it, but you ladies have put the boys to shame.  

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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

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