National Water a Flower Day

Water a flower day is celebrated annually on 30th of May. From the nomenclature itself one can understand what the day is meant for. The day is established to instill or to develop the culture of watering the flower or plant. One must realize the importance of the plants as well as flowers in the environment and the necessity of them to the human beings.

Origin of the day

It is unknown regarding the person or situation that helped to initiate the day. Yet, everyone is least bothered about the origin of the day and celebrates it in different styles due to the importance of the sense of the day. Whoever might have initiated and established the day must get great applause as it helps the future generation to get inculcated with the healthy habits that helps the environment as well as the society.

How to celebrate the day?

The celebrations differ from person to person. Most of the people often forget to water the plant and kill them unknowingly. The holiday, at least, reminds them to save the dumb beauties of the nature. Though National Plant a Flower Day is on March 12, many prefer to place a plant on the day and take oath to water it regularly. Rather, many kitty groups and organizations encourage others watering the flowers with the celebrations, utilizing the occasion of the day.

What is the importance of the day?

It is the occasion to say thanks to these flowers which help in various aspects of life like keeping the environment as well as our mood pleasant with the fragrance and beautiful appearance, making seeds of the food tastier (few flowers like rose and seeds of many flowers are used in cooking), enriching the beauty of the ladies (many flowers are used in cosmetics), in medicines and to men they help to impress their ladies. It is rather important to recognize the importance of the flowers and the necessity of watering them.

Activities of the day

One can do few of the following activities in respect of the day:

  • take a watering can and refresh the soil of the garden
  • wipe the leaves using spray and cloth
  • add compositions to the plant that help for the healthy growth of the plant
  • Water the flowers on road side or in public areas
  • bring flowers and decorate it in the vase or bring flowering plants to add it in the garden
  • Teach children how to water the plant
  • Explain the children why the plant must be watered regularly
  • Informing the necessity of the flowers to the human beings
  • Gift a flower or a plant of flower to the near and dears
  • Read a book regarding flowers or at least a book with flowers on the cover page
  • Wear a flower or a shirt with flower and remind everyone of the day
  • It was proven that the plants have life. Sing songs and pamper flowering plants (of course, even nonflowering plants can also be showered with love)
  • Organizing fancy dress show with the flower theme
  • Take beautiful pictures of the beautiful flowers in the garden and post them in social network or frame them on the wall
  • Spend the day in the garden as much as possible
  • Take the family to botanical garden and enjoy picnic amidst flowers

Water a Flower Day Quotes

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...” - Susan Polis Schutz

“Don't be ashamed to weep; 'tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.” - Brian Jacques

“The earth laughs in flowers.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson 

“A weed is but an unloved flower.” - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

National Water a Flower Day