The month of April is named after the Latin word, ‘aperio’, meaning to open or bud. It’s asuitable moniker as this is the month where Mother Nature awakens from her slumber andbegins to grow again, sprouting forth in beautifulshades of green. Buds form on trees andflowers unfurl their petals towards the sun. Earth Day takes place annually on April 22nd, aperfect time to celebrate Mother Earth and all her glory.