Gardening Naked: Grand Idea or Epic Fail?

World Naked Gardening Day is coming up soon, but gardening in the buff may not be as freeing as it sounds.

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Did you know that the first Saturday in May is World Naked Gardening Day? Yes, it's true. On this day, gardeners around the globe celebrate by gardening sans attire. (Or so they say; we haven't sought out proof.) While I’m all for events that encourage gardening, and I’m not adverse to nakedness either, as an experienced gardener, it got me thinking about all the reason it's not such a great idea to garden nude. Hint: Bugs and sharp objects. See the rest on my post at our sister blog on HGTV

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