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In honor of Baltimore’s Moms, the Friends of Mothers’ Garden Association (FOMG) invites the residents and students of Baltimore to participate in our annual Poetry Contest.

Original poems inspired by Mothers and care-givers, gardens, and/or community service will be accepted through April 29th.  There are three categories (Under 12, 13-21, and Over 21) with 1st Place prizes of $100 cash, and two runner-up prizes per category of $50 each! Winners will be notified on Monday, April 29th, and all nine winning poems will be read at the “Celebration of Mothers” event at Mothers’ Garden on Saturday, 5/11/19 (11:00-1:30). Winning poets will be invited to share their poetry in person. All entries will be displayed at the Celebration of Mothers event.


Please send poems to, or Mail to: Friends of Mothers’ Garden, 2701 St. Lo Drive, Baltimore, MD 21213. Contact Jim Bartlett (, or 410-905-2375) with any questions.