Garden and Food National and Awareness Days
|There are a number of food awareness days and garden awareness days so here are a few to check out...|
|6th||National Shortbread Day |
Mark the day by treating yourself to some traditional shortbread!
|Late Jan||Big Garden Birdwatch |
Spend a joyful hour watching the birds in your garden or local park and report your findings to the RSPB to help with the world's biggest birdwatch and help with nature conservation. Fly off for more information.
|14th -21st||National Nest Box Week |
NNBW aims to encourage everyone to put up nest boxes in their local area in order to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our breeding birds and wildlife. Fly off for more information here
|19th - 27th||Read Bread Week |
The annual, international celebration of Real Bread and people who make it. #RealBreadWeek
|4||National Carrot Day |
The International Carrot Day or the Carrot Day celebrates the carrot through carrot parties and other carrot related festivities. Find out more
|26th Apr - |
2nd May (21)
|National Gardening Week |
The week was launched by the RHS is all about sharing your passion for plants. Find out more here
|1st - 8th||Time for a Cuppa Week |
This event is held to raise awareness and funds for Dementia UK. Find out more
|2nd - 8th||Hedgehog Awareness Week |
Please do one thing in your garden to help hedgehogs - create a log pile, make sure there's a hole in your fence for hedgehogs to get through - find out more from the British Hedgehog Preservation Society
|ends 6th June||British Tomatoes Fortnight |
Celebrate glorious British tomatoes! More info - there are lots of wonderful receipes using tomatoes!
|10th - 16th||National Vegetarian Week |
Join millions of others enjoying vegetarian food!
|TBC||Look before you strim your hedge |
Asking people to watch for wildlife before they strim the hedge
|16th - 22nd||National Sandwich Week |
Celebrating the British sandwich. Make your own, save yourself money and save packaging. More info
|19th - 27th||National Picnic Week |
National Picnic Week aims to encourage people to take the ideal opportunity to get together over a picnic with advice, tips, recipes and information. Tuck into more information.
20th - 28th
English & Welsh Wine Week
|Organic September |
For a month, and held to raise awareness of all things organic. Every small change makes a difference in supporting a system of farming that works with nature.
|4th-19th||Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight |
Starts on 31 August and runs to 15 September, celebrating and enjoying fantastic Scottish produce
| 22nd Sept |
- 22nd Oct
|Seed Gathering Week |
Since 1998, The Tree Council has been organising Seed Gathering Season, the autumn campaign to inspire everyone to gather seeds, fruits and nuts and grow the trees of the future
|British Food Fortnight |
Celebrating British Food
|21||Apple Day |
Celebrate our most versatile fruit and the beautiful orchards they come from. Visit PTES
|1st & month||World Vegan Day |
World Vegan Month celebrates how far the vegan movement has come, to highlight beneficial a vegan lifestyle can be and to encourage the vegan-curious to adopt veganism by sharing advice, recipes and ideas. Plate up for the planet! Find out more
|27th Nov - |
|National Tree Week |
National Tree Week is the UK's largest tree celebration annually launching the start of the winter tree planting season. Root out more information
|25th||Christmas Day! |
Why not send a tree as a gift? You can do this through Tree2mydoor.com - you can even choose the location you want for the tree e.g. balcony, small patio, hallway, large garden etc. Find out more at Tree2mydoor!