Welcome to the latest Fascination of Plants Day news and events!

Events will be held worldwide on and around the international Fascination of Plants Day on 18th May 2019. There are a great many events due to take place across the globe. We are keen to spread the word about FoPD events in each country so that everyone can join us in sharing in and spreading the fascination of plants. Please send us news of your upcoming FoPD events to publish here or in our newsletter and on our social media channels.

Congratulations to all on a fantastic Fascination of Plants Day!

May 20, 2019 -

Congratulations to all on a fantastic Fascination of Plants Day! We had over 800 events across 51 countries. A big thank you to all the event organiser and National Coordinator volunteers who made this international celebration of plants and plant science possible. You hard work has paid off and is much appreciated, not just by […]

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It’s Fascination of Plants Day today, 18th May 2019

May 18, 2019 -

Fascination of Plants Day 2019 kicks off today. Check out all the amazing events across the world on our Country pages and enjoy today’s events!   Let us also congratulate the events that have already taken place, such as the The Conference of Doctoral Students “Science Behind Plant Wellbeing” event which took place at the […]

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Over 750 events across 51 countries

May 17, 2019 -

There are now over 750 events across 51 countries registered on our website. Tomorrow is Fascination of Plants Day when most events will be taking place across the world. Check out our latest Press Release and event Facts and Figures.

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Fascination of Plants Day in Matera

May 14, 2019 -

The 5th International Fascination of Plants Day will be celebrated in Matera on 18 May 2019, on an event day that will present the event’s contents in the prestigious European Capital of Culture 2019. The event will be organized by the Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection of CNR and ALSIA Basilicata, together with other Institutions and Associations […]

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EPSO News Special Issue on the Fascination of Plants Day 2019 published today!

May 13, 2019 -

See the EPSO News Special Issue on the Fascination of Plants Day 2019! The 18th of May will be the 5th international Fascination of Plants Day, organised by thousands of scientists, teachers, companies and farmers under the umbrella of EPSO to celebrate plants in all their diversity and wonder. Already 49 countries have confirmed their […]

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Fascination of Plants Day – Press Release

May 10, 2019 -

This year’s Fascination of Plants Day, a plant scientists’ initiative, has been already adopted by 47 countries worldwide. All information about this initiative can be accessed via and is supported world-wide by a network of National Coordinators who voluntarily promote and disseminate the activity within their countries. A variety of over 468 plant-based outreach […]

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