National Public Gardens Day is celebrated every Friday before Mother’s Day. The day conducted for promoting the awareness of botanical gardens, zoos, arboreta, historic gardens, and other North America’s public gardens. The day was started in 2009, which is started especially for raising public awareness regarding the educational resources provided to the public garden in the local community. The National Publica Garden Day is adopted by some members of the American Public Gardens Association. Then the association conducted some highlighting programs like plant conservation, water conservation, the preservation of green spaces, and home gardening.
“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” – Rumi
History of National Public Gardens Day
The day was introduced by American Public Gardens Association, which located in Pennsylvania it is a non-profit organization. The organization that supports all sorts of resources and promotes the maintenance of public gardens in North America, with the help of their sponsor Rain Bird they published their vision to the public.
Other Celebrations on May 7
May 7 is also celebrated as
- International Space Day
- National Roast Leg of Lamb Day
- Loves Baby Soft Day
- International Tuba Day
- No Pants Day
- Military Spouse Appreciation Day
How To Celebrate the day
The day can be celebrated in various ways, the members of the American Public Gardens Association celebrate the day by different garden activities. On this day Atlanta Botanical Garden invited all the people to bring flowers to the function, and those flowers are used here for the patients and their families in the children’s hospital. You can share your ideas about planting and gardening on social media by using the hashtag #NationalPublicGardensDay.