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
We have listed below some of the Garden Hobbies “biggie” holidays,
celebrations and special days:
January 6- It’s
January 10 -
January 19 -
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
January Last Saturday -
Seed Swap Day
February 3 -
March 3 -
Peach Blossom Day
March, Second Thursday -
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 -
– AH, at last! This is the day all gardeners look forward to arriving!
March 25 -
Day – A little nutty? Perhaps….
March 26 -
Spinach Day – Be strong, like Popeye
March 28 -
Appreciation Day – a day to hug your weeds, perhaps!?
April is Lawn and Garden Month
April 5th -
April 6th -
April 7th -
Caramel Popcorn Day This tasty, chewy treat is
April 13th -
Plant Appreciation Day
April 19 -
National Garlic Day – How’s your breath!?
April 22 -
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 -
Day – It’s also called the “Tree Planter’s” holiday.
from the Garden Month
May 1 -
Day– This day is celebrated with spring flowers, kewl!
May 8 -
Second Sunday in May -
May 16 -
a Tree Day – Give your tree a big hug!
May 19 – World
Plant a Vegetable Garden Day
May 20 -
Pick Strawberries Day – It’s a sweet thing to do.
May 29 -
Day– Learn about eco-friendly composting, make some compost, more
May 30 -
Water a Flower Day
First full week of June -
June 6 -
Gardening Exercise Day – a healthy day for you and your plants.
June 12 -
Red Rose Day
June 13 -
Weed Your Garden Day
June 16 -
Fresh Veggies Day – fresh from your garden.
June 17 -
Your Vegetables Day
June 27 –
National Onion Day
July, First Sunday -
Build a Scarecrow Day – for your garden, of course.
July 3 -
July 8 -
July 10 –
August 3 -
Watermelon Day – It’ll make your mouth water
August 5 -
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, third Saturday -
Honey Bee Day
Stuffed Green Bell Peppers Day
August 29 -
More Herbs, Less Salt Day – a day for herbs growers
to strut their stuff.
September is National Indoor Plant Week – third week of month
September 13 -
National Peanut Day – it’s the P-nuttiest day of
Third Week of September -
Indoor Plant Week
October 1 -
World Vegetarian Day – we always thought people should
eat more veggies.
October, First Wednesday -
October 12 -
Old Farmers Day
October 31 -
– This is the pumpkins’ time to shine. Pumpkins are one of the
biggest symbols of Halloween. You carve ’em, play with ’em, decorate ‘me,
and eat them!
November 10 -
Eat a Red Apple Day