Terms of Use & Comment Policy

By using this site, you acknowledge and warrant that you have read and agree to all of the Terms & Conditions set forth on this page, as well as those set forth in the DISCLAIMER and PRIVACY statements. If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, you do not have permission to use this site.

Our site is not a website directed to children under the age of 13. However, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, if you are younger than 13 years old, you must have permission from your parent or guardian to use the website and you must not submit ANY information at all on the website.

You must read carefully and accept the following agreement for use of this website:

  1. Each comment submitted on AGrowingGarden.com is subject to approval by AGrowingGarden.com before appearing on this website.
  2. Comments that are commercial in nature or deemed to be "spam" will not be approved.
  3. AGrowingGarden.com will not be responsible for offensive comments or postings. AGrowingGarden.com cannot verify comments and will not be responsible for their validity.
  4. Users may not post or submit anything that is illegal, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, profane, pornographic, sexually explicit or indecent.
  5. All content on this site is protected by copyright law. AGrowingGarden.com and its' owner(s) owns, solely and exclusively, all right, title, and interest in and to the website, including the content, components, graphics, and look and feel.  Your use of the website does not grant to you ownership of any content or components. Any commercial distribution or exploitation of the website, including it's content or components, is prohibited without our express written permission. Syndication of content except for personal use such as in a reader is prohibited.
  6. If you publish a website or blog and would like to use an image or content from AGrowingGarden.com, you must contact AGrowingGarden.com for approval BEFORE using any content or imagery on any other website. Approval will be given on a case-by-case basis and, if given, will require both a full credit for the image or content and a "do follow" link back to the AGrowingGarden.com original post. To request use of an image or content, please send your name, company name (if applicable), mailing address, email address, website address where the image or content will appear, the title and nature of the article or website where the image or content will be used, and the reason for your request to copyright@AGrowingGarden.com.
  7. AGrowingGarden.com makes no express or implied warranties or guarantees with respect to any information supplied on this site.
  8. AGrowingGarden.com will not be liable for any indirect, special or consequential damages or any loss of revenue, profits, or data arising in connection with this agreement.
  9. This agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Virginia without regard to it's conflict of laws provisions, and the parties agree that the sole venue of jurisdiction for any dispute arising from this agreement shall be the appropriate state or federal court located in the County of Fairfax, Virginia, and the parties hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.
  10. AGrowingGarden.com reserves the right to upgrade, change, design, alter, or create any programming and/or graphics to enhance its efficiency and/or technology within this website at any time.
  11. AGrowingGarden.com offers no guarantees. Use of this site is at your own risk.
  12. These terms of use may be changed at any time. Registrants continued use of the site after the posting of any amended terms of use shall constitute an agreement to be bound by any changes.
  13. All AGrowingGarden.com users must agree to the above stated terms and conditions of this Agreement and Privacy Statement before submitting registration information or comments.