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Winners Announced: 2006 Garden Crusaders
Winner: Grand Prize

Alberta Paul is transformiing public and private land in Washington, D.C., into beautiful green spaces while reducing water pollution and teaching kids the importance of a healthy environment.
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Marvin Dunn (right), this year's Grand
Alberta Paul of Washington, D.C., is this year's Grand Prize winner. Read her story.
What is a Garden Crusader?

Winner: Education

Winner: Urban Renewal
  Brenda Brodie has started community gardens, a farmers’ market and a range of gardening education programs that are helping Durham’s youth connect with the natural world.
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  In two short years, novice gardener Ming Nagasawa helped transform a trash-strewn vacant city lot into a thriving multi-cultural neighborhood community garden.
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  Winner: Feeding the Hungry   Winner: Restoration  
  Barbara Eiswerth is using a computer mapping program to inventory farms and gardens where surplus produce can be collected for local food shelves, churches and soup kitchens.
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  With the help of local teens, Patrick Rump has created a native plant nursery that’s producing plants for restoring wetland habitats in the Bay Area.
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What is a Garden Crusader?

The Garden Crusader Awards were created by Gardener's Supply to honor individuals who are improving the world through gardening. This year's Garden Crusader Award winners were selected from more than 400 nominations.

The 26 winners shared $15,000 in cash and gardening products. Nomination forms for our 2008 awards will be available online in February 2008.
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Marvin Dunn, Grand Prize winner in 2006.
Marvin Dunn, Grand Prize winner in 2006. Read his story…

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2002 Winners    2001 Winners


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