Plant Day 18 May
Plants are fascinating

From one little seed, planted into soil, many green lives can arise – from small herbs up to big trees, or from ornamental flowers to substantial crops which all animals and mankind need to survive on this planet. Plant biologists estimate the total number of plant species roughly to be about 250,000. On the back of this coordinated activity we hope to plant again many virtual and constantly germinating seeds in the collective mind of the European and World Public that plant science is of critical significance to the social and environmental landscape now and in future.

NEWS

International Fascination of Plants Day postponed to 18th May 2022

Oct 16, 2020 -

To hold the fascinating events about the world of plants, which hundreds of colleagues organise across the world, as physical interactive events, the Global and National Coordinators of the international Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD) decided to postpone the next FoPD from 2021 to 18th May 2022. The Fascination of Plants Day, initiated and coordinated by […]

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Norway organizes plant sale and a huge citizen-engagement-experiment in Urban agriculture for FoPD2020

Jun 19, 2020 -

In Norway, FoPD 2020 consisted of a small plant sale from the national coordinator’s home garden. It was organized since students moved some of their plant propagation activities – from which they usually sell plants in aid of charity. Moreover a huge citizen-engagement-experiment in Urban agriculture was launched and is ongoing all summer. 102 volunteers […]

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“Fantastic week: the charm of plants from root to shoot” for FoPD 2020 in Chile

May 26, 2020 -

The Laboratory of molecular biology and genetic engineering of University of Chile participated to Fascination of Plants Day 2020 with its initiative called “Fantastic week: the charm of plants from root to shoot”. Everyday from May 18 to May 22, the Faculty of Science published on Instagram @lablnorambuena very interesting facts on a particular subject […]

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Fascination of Plants Day 2019 Success Stories Report Part 2 published today!

Dec 10, 2019 -

Today we publish our Fascination of Plants Day 2019 Success Stories report. Check out this and our Fascination of Plants Day 2019 Success Stories video series for event success stories from each participating country, available our YouTube channel. This year’s biennial international Fascination of Plants Day public engagement initiative was a huge success. For this […]

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Fascination of Plants Day 2019 Success Stories Report published today!

Sep 12, 2019 -

Today we publish our Fascination of Plants Day 2019 Success Stories report. Check out this and our Fascination of Plants Day 2019 Success Stories video series for event success stories from each participating country, available our YouTube channel. This year’s biennial international Fascination of Plants Day public engagement initiative was a huge success. For this […]

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Check out the Fascination of Plants Day 2019 Success Stories article in EPSO News!

Sep 12, 2019 -

Check out our article on the great success of Fascination of Plants Day 2019 in EPSO’s latest Newsletter, the 50th edition of its biannual EPSO News: EPSO News 50 – Autumn 2019.

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