Now widely used by garden clubs, this pledge originally appeared in the Boy Scout Handbook of 1948:
I give my pledge as an American to save and faithfully defend from waste the natural resource of
my country: its air, soils, and minerals; its forests, waters, and wildlife.
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June Horticulture Note by Carol Stocker:
“Roses: Cut flowers just above an outward-facing leaflet and then cut stems under running water just before arranging. If you have not fertilized your roses do so now.”