National Forget-Me-Not Day
When is National Forget-Me-Not Day? This holiday is always observed on November 10
National Forget-Me-Not Day is a day to remember family, friends, and loved ones. People use this November 10 holiday to get in touch with family, friends, and loved ones, especially those who we haven’t seen in a while. You don’t want them to forget you, do you!? This day is intended to remember the living. But, some people have used it to memorialize a loved one who is no longer with us. And, that’s perfectly okay.
Did you get some potted plants as a gift? Easy to grow Forget-Me-Not flowers are perennial. They come back year after year and readily spread out in a variety of landscaping conditions. Try them in rock gardens and as ground cover. Additionally, they look good in containers on your patio or deck.
Flower of the Day: Why, it’s Forget-Me-Nuts….of course!!
How to Celebrate National Forget-Me-Not Day
Here are some great ways to celebrate National Forget Me Not Day:
- Send Forget Me Not Day Ecards to everyone on your email address book.
- Send Forget Me Not flowers to people you haven’t seen in a while.
- Give Forget Me Not flower seed packets to family and friends. This is very popular. The seed packets are very inexpensive and easy to mail.
- Phone people you haven’t seen in a while and wish them a happy National Forget Me Not Day. They will get the message.
Thought for Today
Just once, I want the username and password prompt to say, “Close enough.”
History and Origin of National Forget-Me-Not Day
We did not find the originator of this special day. Nor, did we find any factual information. We find it strange, that the creator of this day has “forgotten” to do the necessary documentation.
We did find organizations, mayors, and other officials who have proclaimed a “Forget Me Not Day”. They were declared for a wide range of reasons and were celebrated, largely as a one-time event, on many different dates.
We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a “National” day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.
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