National Plant a Flower Day
National Plant a Flower Day is celebrated every year on the 12th of March. This special day is dedicated to planting a Flower and commemorate the upcoming Spring season.
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Why National Plant a Flower Day?
Snowboarding? Check. Skiing? Check. What’s next? Spring! After spending almost every day playing with snow and enjoying the cold weather, it’s almost time for Spring Season. A season to celebrate sunshine and the warmth of nature. And what could be the best way to welcome this beautiful season; Planting a Flower! The Vibrant colors and mesmerizing scent of the flowers are a way to make someone feel loved, especially in the Spring season.
There are only a few things that are more fascinating than 400,000 flowering plant species. Yes. You heard it right. Flowers serve numerous purposes over the decades, whether it’s for medicinal purposes or ornamental flowers always stepped in.
In the 17th Century, a house could be purchased for tulips. Flowers play an integral part in religion, mythology, and various tradition and rituals. I mean, could you even imagine a bride without a bouquet? A Christmas without Poinsettias? Poetry without mentioning flowers? Flowers deserve their day for their contribution to art, culture, and life.
Gardening has become a favorite hobby everywhere for all ages. This holiday is a great opportunity to go out there and plant your favorite flower in your backyard. If you can’t get out, you can plant a flower in a pot and keep it beside your window. Marigolds and Daffodils are the most popular flower in March. Thus, a great and fun way to celebrate this holiday with your family and loved ones.
In Ancient Egyptian times, flowers were used to decorate tables and great halls where iconic events took place. Flowers are also a way to show respect to both living and dead. There different types of flowers and different meanings to each of them. For example, Lotus and Waterlilies were said to the favorite flowers of goddesses. However, later Ancient Greeks and Romans started using flowers for these purposes and some for medicinal uses. In the 3rd century BC, in China, flower arrangements became popular and still practices today.
A day to celebrate the beautiful and fascinating things on the earth which Flowers is definitely among them.
This holiday is a great way to teach your children the wonders of the world and appreciate their surroundings. You can still enjoy and learn about nature in this cold and dreary world and what it can offer to mankind, just like flowers do. This holiday brings sunshine and greenery that you have been dreading to see and enjoy. A perfect day to take your little ones out and explain how nature works its magic. Also, who would lose an opportunity to wear your sundresses and enjoy the warm weather?
How Can You Celebrate National Plant a Flower Day?
Here are some pointers you could celebrate this fun-filled day.
- Volunteer at nurseries.
You can volunteer at community gardens that host special events on National Plant a Flower Day. Look for nearby nurseries and participate in the events. You can also plan certain games on this day and run them by the party planner. Or better, you can throw your own event in your backyard. Ask guests to plant a Flower before leaving and also give them flowers as a party favor.
- Brighten your Home Decor
Buy some fresh, vibrant flowers and decorate your house. A small amount of flowers can brighten your home décor with its ravishing color and amazing scent. It brings peace to mind and soul. You can also send flowers to your loved ones and brighten someone’s day out of pure kindness.
- Share this day on Social Media.
Dress in your best sundresses, click tons of pictures, and post them with hashtags; #Plantaflowerday, #roses, and #flowers.
Interesting facts about National Plant a Flower Day:
Let’s hear some amazing facts about this day!
- Flowers can improve the concentration of people who works around them.
- Trees produce oxygen, and so do flowers, which is good for mankind.
- The fastest-growing plant is cornflower, marigold, cosmos and many others.
- Tomatoes are one of the most common plants that grow in the vegetable garden.
- Bamboo is said to the most profitable plant to grow.
- It is proven that there are more than 400,000 species of flowering plants across the world.
History of National Plant a Flower Day:
The origin and the founder of National Plant a Flower Day is still anonymous. However, we can assume that the founder of this special day came up with this idea out of pure love for planting flowers. Flowers are traditionally used for medicinal and ornamental purposes, which still stand today. Plant a flower day is meant to be a fun-filled day that could brighten your day. This day encourages people to plant a flower in their garden. This Day offers fresh air filled with scented flowers. Planting a flower on this day can give you relaxation for mind and soul.
So, get your fingernails dirty and plant a flower today in your yard!