Michelle Obama plants garden with students

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama welcomes school children from around the

country for the planting of the fifth annual White House kitchen garden

on the South Lawn in Washington.

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama hugs two schoolchildren after planting the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama says goodbye to schoolchildren after planting the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama jokes with schoolchildren with White House chef Sam Kass (L) after planting the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama signs the t-shirts of schoolchildren after planting the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden with fifth grader Emilo Vega of Florida on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama pulls on a pair of work gloves while planting the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama shares a packet of seeds as she plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Hosts Students At 5th Annual White House Garden Kitchen

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 04: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (R) plants the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House April 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. For the fifth time, the first lady invited students from "schools that have made exceptional improvements to school lunches" from Florida, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Vermont to help her plant the garden. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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