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Let’s Move! Gives Two Green Thumbs Up for Gardening!

It may still be cold outside, but it doesn’t mean you can’t start thinking about your spring garden. Whether you’re planning a school garden or have the perfect plot of land in your backyard, Let’s Move! has all the tools you need to get started! Gardening not only stocks your kitchen with all-natural fruits and veggies rich with nutrients, it can be a great way to give your kids a hands-on lesson in healthy eating.

First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chefs join children from Bancroft and Tubman Elementary Schools to harvest vegetables during the third annual White House Kitchen Garden fall harvest on the South Lawn, Oct. 5, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Need some inspiration? Spend the day with your family at a Let’s Move! garden near you for ideas on how to model your own garden at home or at school. Additionally, be sure to check out the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s People’s Garden site for resources on how to start a garden that your entire community can use.

So follow First Lady Michelle Obama’s lead from her work in the White House Kitchen Garden and begin planning your dream garden now!