Fiskars Garden & Outdoor Living created Project Orange Thumb to
provide community garden groups with the tools, plants and materials
they need to reach their goals for neighborhood beautification and
Project Orange Thumb recipients will receive grants of up to $1,500.00
in Fiskars® Garden Tools (retail value), as well as up to $800.00 in
gardening-related materials such as plants, seeds, mulch, etc.
Gardens and/or gardening projects geared toward community involvement,
neighborhood beautification, horticultural education and/or sustainable
agriculture are eligible. Community garden groups, as well as schools,
youth groups, retirement communities, treatment facilities, community
centers, camps, clubs, etc. are encouraged to apply.
Application deadline is February 17, 2009.