Garden holidays occur throughout particular days of the year to appreciate and celebrate special flowers grown. In January there is five garden holidays celebrated, they include Free Flower Basket day, Apple Tree day, National Seed Swap day, Daisy day and National Carnation day.
Free Flower Basket Day
Free Flower Basket day is celebrated on January 4, it is a day to recognise and gift blooming flowers in a basket to friends and family.
Apple Tree Day
Apple Tree day is celebrated on January 6, it is a day dedicated to celebrating the nutritional health benefits of apples. Apples are grown in a variety of types, all which range from a sweet to bitter taste. Research suggests apples obtain the potential to reduce the risk of developing cancer, hypertension, heart disease and diabetes through providing a great source of nutrition.
National Seed Swap Day
National Seed Swap day has been celebrated on January 26 since 2006, it is a day where gardeners come together to swap a range of their best garden seeds. National Seed Swap day provides gardeners the opportunity to improve their overall garden biodiversity and add value to others.
Daisy day is January 28, they symbolise youth and innocence and are gifted to congratulate childbirth. Daisy flowers are a part of the weed family and are naturally grown in the wild, it is believed they can be found everywhere across the globe apart from Antarctica.
National Carnation Day
January 29 is National Carnation day; these flowers are easily grown in gardens and bloom for a long duration. Carination flowers grow in a variety of colours all which symbolise a unique meaning, pink Carnations symbolise love, light red Carnations symbolise admiration, dark red Carnations symbolise love and affection, white Carnations symbolise innocence, purple Carnations symbolise capriciousness and yellow Carnations symbolise disappointment. The Carnation is also the birth flower of January so is often gifted to celebrate birthdays throughout the month.
Who would have thought that there is all of these days in January to celebrate flowers and trees found in the garden. If you are looking for the perfect bunch to gift on one of these days The Botanist florist Auckland is a great place to visit, they can even supply you with corporate flowers and flower delivery Auckland.