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Plant Conservation Day

pcd-low-resDid you know that May 18th is Plant Conservation Day? Likely not, as Plant Conservation Day (PCD for short) is a relatively new grassroots celebration of plants, started in 2001 by horticultural staff at zoos in the United States who wanted to make sure visitors knew that plants AND animals are important, interesting, and in many cases equally in need of conservation. Things have changed a lot since 2001, and PCD is now celebrated by zoos, botanic gardens, schools, garden clubs and individuals around the world (now including The Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, China, Australia, Mexico, the UK, and Venezuela). Continue Reading →

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