"national plant a flower day - march 12th"


As spring approaches, many of us love to plant flowers in anticipation of the warmer weather. In honor of planting those flowers, a day has been set aside to celebrate the activity, the National Plant a Flower Day. Each year this day is dedicated to the planting of flowers and looking forward to the spring season. Gardening is a favorite activity for people everywhere, planting flowers and vegetable gardens. This holiday is a great way to kick off the warmer weather and the start of the new season each year.

How is National Plant a Flower Day celebrated?

  • Volunteer at a community garden.
  • Add houseplants to your home to brighten the decor.
  • Bring flowers to a friend to brighten their day.
  • Many nurseries will have special events – look for ones in your area.

National Plant a Flower Day Trivia/Facts:

  • There are more than 400,000 species of flowering plants around the world.
  • Flowers have been shown to improve the concentration of people who work around them.
  • Flowers, like trees, produce oxygen, so they’re good for you!
  • The fastest plant to grow from a see is the sweet alyssum, celosia, cornflower or bachelor button, marigold, and cosmos. They sprout within five to seven days.
  • The most profitable plant to grow is the bamboo
  • Sunflowers and beans are the most common plants to grow for a science project.
  • Tomatoes are the most common plants to grow in a vegetable garden, followed by peppers and cucumbers.

Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on March 12th:

  • Elaine de Kooning – Artist
  • Jack Kerouac – Writer
  • Giuliano de’Medici – Monarch of Florence
  • Liza Minelli – Singer/Actress
  • George W. Mason – Industrialist
  • Mitt Romney – Politician

 Popular Social Media Hashtags:

#plantaflower #flowers #roses

Other interesting holidays celebrated in March include National Cereal DayNational Joe Day and National Potato Chip Day.

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