Calendar Articles

June’s birth month flowers are among the most fragrant of all.    What is the Flower for the... read more
When is Presidents’ Day 2017? When is George Washington’s birthday? Read on … Both President’s Day... read more
When is Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed in 2017?  See dates for this holiday below.... read more
When is Columbus Day in 2016?  See the chart below for 2016 through 2018. On October 12, 1492,... read more
When is Mardi Gras in 2016? Please see the chart below. Why is Mardi Gras celebrated? Why is Mardi... read more
When is Father’s Day 2016?  On this page, we bring you a short Father’s Day history, recipes, and... read more
When is Mother’s Day in 2016? Here are Mother’s Day dates, history, recipes, and crafts—plus, verse... read more
What is the birthstone for your month? See our birthstones list below for January—December.... read more
When is Halloween in 2016? What day does it fall this year? Get Halloween dates and the history of... read more
July’s birth flowers are dramatic head-turners, one being the star of water features and the other... read more
August’s bright, showy flowers capture the essence of sunny, late summer days.  What is the Flower... read more
December’s flowers may be very different from each other, one being a bulb and the other an... read more
November’s birth flower recalls the vibrant colors of October’s autumn leaves. What is the Flower... read more
Both of October’s flowers are colorful annuals that thrive in full sun. What is the Flower for the... read more
In the late summer, as the air cools, there are still many beautiful flowers to enjoy and give.... read more
June’s birth month flowers are among the most fragrant of all.    What is the Flower for the Month... read more
The sweet flowers of May embody the hopes and dreams of those who give them.   What is the Flower... read more
By April, spring’s in full swing, and these birth month flowers are ready to express its happy... read more
When the flowers begin to emerge in March, it seems that these cheery yellow blooms are among the... read more
With Valentine’s Day on people’s minds, February is a big month for flowers. Surprisingly, the red... read more
In the dark month of January, nothing lifts the spirits quite like ebullient, colorful flowers.... read more
The December birthstone, the turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. It is also a symbol of good... read more
The November birthstone, the topaz, symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the... read more
The October birthstone, the opal, symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word comes from the... read more
The September birthstone, the sapphire, was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. It... read more
What are the birth month flowers for your loved ones?  Listed below, we have birth flowers by month... read more
August’s birthstone, the peridot, symbolizes strength. The largest peridot ever found weighs 319... read more
The April birthstone, the diamond, in addition to being a symbol of everlasting love, was once... read more
June’s birthstone, the pearl, has long been a symbol of purity. June Birthstone Color Pearls form... read more
The July birthstone, the ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.” The birthstone... read more
The May birthstone, the emerald, was a favorite gem of Cleopatra and Catherine the Great. It has... read more
The March birthstone, the aquamarine, was thought to cure heart, liver, and stomach diseases—all... read more
The January birthstone, the garnet, is thought to keep the wearer safe during travel.  Garnets form... read more
The February birthstone, the amethyst, is said to strengthen relationships and give its wearer... read more
Enjoy our special March Equinox 2016 Show this weekend! Celebrate spring’s earliest arrival since... read more
When is St. Patrick’s Day in 2017? Who is St. Patrick? Why do we wear shamrocks? Did he drink green... read more
For centuries, farmers took their cues for planting times from observing what’s happening in nature... read more
For St. Patrick’s Day, many of us add green food coloring to our milk or frosted cupcakes! However... read more
March 2016 brings with it the promise of gardening and warm, sunny days, as Earth turns its... read more
When is the first day of summer 2016? Get information on summer solstice dates, facts, and folklore... read more
When does fall 2016 begin? See information on the autumnal equinox dates, facts, and folklore from... read more