While the phenomenon quickly spread internationally, little investment has been made by its founders. They helped create a website early on, and then receded into the background. They intended that the idea of an introduction to clothes freedom through gardening was valuable and would grow organically on its own. While it's linked to a movement of nudists who promote wholesome and unashamed acceptance of the human body, the day is meant to be funny, lighthearted and non-political, founders say.
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Far North Queensland couple goes viral with World Naked Gardening Day photos
Follow our live coverage for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic. A Far North Queensland couple whose World Naked Gardening Day photos have gone viral say they have their friends to thank for getting them into the event and pushing them to up the ante every year. Wil Kemp and Melanie Meaglia wore nothing but hats and shoes in a series of cheeky photos in their Cairns backyard using cleverly placed props, including a large pet python.
Every year on the first Saturday in May, gardeners are encouraged to shed their clothes and tend their gardens naked, just as nature intended. More: World Naked Gardening Day. The free-spirited proponents of naked gardening are usually nudists. This could be entire families, couples, gardening clubs, or a group of friends. And the gardens can be anywhere in the backyard, the park, or inside the home.