March 12th is Plant A Flower Day

bright yellow and orange Marigold flowers

Brighten up your day on March 12 by celebrating Plant A Flower Day! Flowers make us happy– and it’s scientifically proven. According to the State University of New Jersey, the presence or gift of flowers can have an immediate impact on happiness, and has a lasting long-term positive effect on moods. Give the gift of a flower to a dear friend or family member on March 12, and spread the joy!

Looking to try your hand at caring for a plant for the first time? Depending on your space, favorite color and region, there are different flowers that are ideal.

Here are a few beautiful flowers that are great for beginners: Sunflowers, Coneflowers, Zinnias, Marigolds, Impatiens, Pansies, Morning Glories, and Daffodils.

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