Gardeners are looking forward to spring every winter to begin to plant flowers and make the best use of their green thumb. If you are not a gardener, but you want to dabble into gardening, why not begin planting some flowers? That is something you will want to do on National Plant a Flower Day.
March 12th is the day that urges you to begin planting some flowers as it is National Plant A Flower Day. That is the day when you realize how close spring really is in the Northern Hemisphere anyway, and then you can begin looking into gardening and planting. Many people turn to flower gardening because it is a relaxing hobby, and those who take up that hobby are either retired or are in high school. Therefore, the young and the old enjoy planting flowers.
Even though March 12th is still technically winter in the Northern Hemisphere as the vernal equinox does not happen until later March, you can still plant a flower. You can get seeds of flowers where you can grow indoors. Be sure to place them by the window when you begin growing them, and you can always move your flowers outside once the weather becomes consistently warmer. And if you live in a warmer climate, you can get right to planting your flowers outdoors. You will want to do this for another reason.
According to the late botanist Luther Burbank, he said that flowers always make people happier, helpful, and better. After all, according to the late Burbank, he did say that planting flowers is sunshine, medicine, and food for the soul.
History Of National Plant A Flower Day
It is unknown about the origins of the establishment behind National Plant A Flower Day. However, there is a belief that the one who established the day did so out of love for planting flowers. There is speculation that March 12th was the chosen day for planting flowers is because of how close it is to spring. Therefore, it helps people look forward to the nice weather on the way. There has been an appreciation for flowers for millions of years and they have been an integral part of events, celebrations, and religious ceremonies since the beginning of time. The use of plants and flowers have also been used for medicinal purposes and cuisines as well.
How To Celebrate National Plant A Flower Day
Why not go and get some seeds of any flower you wish, and plant them whether you do so in your kitchen by the window, or outside if you are in a warm climate. Why not share what flowers you are planting, and share that on social media by using #NationalPlantAFlowerDay in the post!
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