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Gardening Holidays and Special Days
As a gardener, everyday is a day to celebrate and enjoy our garden hobby. But, there are official "days" that we can really celebrate. They are known as garden holidays, garden special days, or garden events. And, the good news, is there is no shortage of days directly or indirectly honoring our hobby.
We have listed below some of the Garden Hobbies "biggie" days:
January 6- It's Bean Day, Hooray!
January 19 - Popcorn Day - Few people grow popcorn. But, everybody loves it. This holiday is really popping!
January 21 - Squirrel Appreciation Day. It's best that this day is in January. Gardeners do not appreciate squirrels during the gardening season.
March 3 - Peach Blossom Day
March 11 or September 26 - Johnny Appleseed Day - Why two dates? Find out now.
March 12 - Plant a Flower Day - Can you dig it?
March 20 or 21 - Spring - AH, at last! This is the day all gardeners look forward to arriving!
March 25 - Pecan Day - A little nutty? Perhaps....
April 7th - Caramel Popcorn Day This tasty, chewy treat is great.
April 19 - National Garlic Day - How's your breath!?
April 22 - Earth Day - Not really a gardening day, but an earthly environment holiday that all gardeners appreciate and support.
April 23 - National Zucchini Bread Day - they hold this at a time when you are not sick of all that zucchini.
April, Last Friday - Arbor Day - It's also called the "Tree Planter's" holiday.
May 1 - May Day- This day is celebrated with spring flowers, kewl!
May 8 - Iris Day
May 16 - Love a Tree Day - Give your tree a big hug!
May 20 - Pick Strawberries Day - It's a sweet thing to do.
May 29 - Composting Day- Learn about eco-friendly composting, make some compost, more
May 30 - Water a Flower Day
June 6 - National Gardening Exercise Day - a healthy day for you and your plants.
June 12 - Red Rose Day
June 16 - Fresh Veggies Day - fresh from your garden.
June 17 - Eat Your Vegetables Day
July, First Sunday - Build a Scarecrow Day - for your garden, of course.
August 3 - National Watermelon Day - It'll make your mouth water
August 5 - National Mustard Day - Are you a mustard grower?
August 8 - Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day - one way to get rid of the excess.
August 29 - More Herbs, Less Salt Day - a day for herbs growers to strut their stuff.
September 13 - National Peanut Day - it's the P-nuttiest day of the year.
October 1 - World Vegetarian Day - we always thought people should eat more veggies.
October 12 - Old Farmers Day
October 31 - Halloween - This is the pumpkins' time to shine. Pumpkins are one of the biggest symbols of Halloween. You carve 'em, play with 'em, decorate'em, and eat them! History of Pumpkin Pumpkin Recipes
November 10 - Forget-Me-Not Day
December 1- Eat a Red Apple Day
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