Step Six: Submit Your Story to Smithsonian Gardens

Share your story—and preserve it for the future—by contributing your garden interview to the Smithsonian Gardens Community of Gardens digital archive. 

Use the online contribution form to submit your story and images, or email it to us at

After submitting your story, Smithsonian Gardens will contact you with any follow-up questions and a link to your story once it is posted. In sharing your story with Smithsonian Gardens you help ensure that your community’s garden stories can be an inspiration to others looking to preserve their own local garden history. We can’t wait to hear from you!