Great Ways For Celebrating Mother’s Day In The Garden


Mom’s big day is around the corner so today we are sharing great ways for celebrating Mother’s Day in the garden.

Mother’s Day is a special day when we celebrate and show our love and appreciation for the mothers in our lives. 

  • Celebrate Mom by spending quality time in the garden. 
  • The garden is a peaceful and calming place where you can bond with your mom and create lasting memories together. 

Why We Celebrate Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is an occasion that is celebrated in various parts of the world to express respect, honor, and loves toward mothers. The day is an event to honor the contribution of our mothers, their efforts of maternal bonds, and the role of mothers in society.

Who Invented Mother’s Day?

History Of Mother’s Day And Its Bittersweet History

The Almanac Says:

The creation of Mother’s Day is primarily because of three women: Ann Reeves Jarvis, Julia Ward Howe, and Ann’s daughter, Anna M. Jarvis.

Ann Reeves Jarvis

She is also known as “Mother Jarvis,” Ann Reeves Jarvis was a young Appalachian homemaker who taught Sunday school lessons. She also was a lifelong activist who, in the mid-1800s, had organized “Mothers’ Day Work Clubs” in West Virginia to combat unsanitary living conditions. Reeves Jarvis was concerned about the high infant mortality rate, especially pervasive in Appalachia, and wanted to educate and help mothers who needed it the most.

During the Civil War, Mother Jarvis had also organized women’s brigades, encouraging women to help without regard for which side their men had chosen. After the war, she proposed a Mothers’ Friendship Day to promote peace between former Union and Confederate families.

During the Civil War, Mother Jarvis had also organized women’s brigades, encouraging women to help without regard for which side their men had chosen. After the war, she proposed a Mothers’ Friendship Day to promote peace between former Union and Confederate families.

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Julia Ward Howe

Now, Julia Ward Howe was a famous poet and reformer. During the Civil War, she volunteered for the U.S. Sanitary Commission, helping them to provide hygienic environments for hospitals and to ensure sanitary conditions during the care of sick and wounded soldiers. In 1861, she authored the famous Civil War anthem, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” which was first published in February 1862.

Around 1870, Julia Ward Howe called for a “Mother’s Day for Peace” dedicated to the celebration of peace from the war. As expressed in what is called her “Mother’s Day Proclamation” from 1870, Howe felt that mothers should gather to prevent the cruelty of war and the waste of life since mothers know the cost.

Also, Howe’s version of Mother’s Day was held in Boston and other locations for about 30 years but died a quick death before World War I.

Nothing new happened in this department until 1907, when Miss Anna M. Jarvis, of Philadelphia, took up the banner.

After her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, died in 1905, Miss Anna Jarvis from Philadelphia wished to memorialize her mother’s life and started campaigning for a national day to honor all mothers. “I hope and pray that someone, sometime, will find a memorial Mother’s Day commemorating her for her service to humanity,” Ann Jarvis once said. “She is entitled to it.”

Anna’s ideas were less about public service and more about simply honoring the role of motherhood and the sacrifices made in the home. She bombarded public figures and civic organizations with telegrams, letters, and in-person discussions. She addressed groups large and small. At her own expense, she wrote, printed, and distributed booklets promoting her idea.

Why Do We Celebrate This Day In May In The US?

Why We Celebrate Mother’s In May

Anna Jarvis originated Mother’s Day she held a memorial service for her late mother on May 12th, 1907 at the church in Grafton, West Virginia.

Good Ideas For Celebrating Mom This Time Of Year

Garden-Theme Gift Ideas For Mom

Flowers For Mom From Local Flower Farms

  • If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your mom this Mother’s Day, consider a garden-theme gift. Such as outdoor string lights so mom can enjoy her garden flowers in the evening
  • A gift card to the local garden center or a set of garden stones with particular messages engraved on them are a great choice. 
  • These stones come in different sizes and can be placed in the garden as a reminder of the special bond you share with your mom. 
  • Another great gift idea is a flower pot filled with your mom’s favorite plants or herbs. This is perfect to add loved ones’ names.
  • This gift will not only be a beautiful addition to the garden but it will also be practical as your mom can use the herbs for cooking.
  • Make an easy wreath for mom for Mother’s Day. She will see it every day and think of your time spent together. Get the details!

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Celebrating Mom And Fun Things to Do 

Get Plants For Mom’s Raised Garden Beds

  • Plan a day full of fun things to do with your mom in the garden. 
  • Start by planting some flowers or vegetables together. This is a great way to bond with your mom while creating something beautiful. 
  • After you’ve finished planting, enjoy an afternoon tea with your mom. 
  • Also, prepare some delicious treats and enjoy them in the garden while soaking up the sun. This is the perfect way to relax and spend quality time with your mom.

Gift Ideas From The Local Florist Or Farms 

  • If you’re unsure what kind of flowers to help mom plant in the garden, consider buying a bouquet from the florist or flower farm. 
  • A lavender tree is a great choice and it not only smells amazing but it also has a calming effect. 
  • Your mom will love the perfect arrangement of flowers or even a good book on gardening.

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Give Mom Your Time Mother’s Day Weekend 

  • Spending quality time with your mom in the garden is the best way to celebrate Mother’s Day. 
  • It’s a great way to show your mom how much you appreciate her and all that she does for you. 
  • Take some time to talk with your mom about her favorite plants and what she loves about gardening. 
  • This will not only strengthen your bond but it will also give you some great ideas for future gardening projects. These are easy to make too!

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Creating Memories With A Specialty Gift On Motheer’s Day

  • Decorating the garden for Mother’s Day is a great way to show your mom how much you care. 
  • Create a special garden-themed banner or sign that says “Happy Mother’s Day”. 
  • You can also hang up some fairy lights or lanterns to create a magical atmosphere. 
  • This will be the best way to create memories and take lots of love-filled photos with your mom.

Choosing A Gift For The Garden

  • Choosing the perfect gift for your mom can be challenging, but a garden-themed gift is always a great choice. 
  • Consider a personalized garden stone or a set of flower pots with your mom’s favorite plants. 
  • You can also give a gift card to the local garden center so your mom can pick out some new plants or decorations for the garden. 
  • Whatever you choose, make sure it’s from the heart and shows your mom how much she means to you.
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In the end, these are great ways for celebrating Mother’s Day in the garden.  It’s a way to show your mom how much you love and appreciate her. Whether it’s planting flowers, enjoying afternoon tea, or creating garden decorations together.  There are so many fun and meaningful activities you can do with Mom. Whether it’s a personalized gift for mom’s garden or Mother’s Day brunch. Most importantly, take some time to enjoy time to celebrate with your mom and create lasting memories together.


Have a Great Day
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23 thoughts on “Great Ways For Celebrating Mother’s Day In The Garden

  1. I love this Cindy. All the back history of these special moms. Hope you will celebrate being the best mom ever to Peanut and Reese’s

  2. I never knew the origins of the holiday. So interesting! Last year my husband suggested we go to a garden store/nursery for Mother’s Day. It was perfect, especially since the location has a cafe with yummy sweets 🙂

  3. The quality time idea on Mother’s Day is exactly what I need this year. As the kid’s grow it becomes more and more important to me. Love the history you gave surrounding Mother’s Day Cindy.

  4. I love the idea of planting a tree in the garden for Mother’s Day. Something special to remember every year.

  5. Such a fun way to learn about the history of Mother’s Day, Cindy! I know Peanut and Reese’s are blessed to have you and I hope your day is a special one. You definitely deserve to be celebrated. Hugs, CoCo

  6. With mothers day coming up, thank you for all the lovely ideas. Love those macadamia tarts.
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  7. I can’t believe Mother’s Day will be here so soon! Love all your ideas for celebrating Mom with a garden theme! Thanks for sharing the history about Mother’s Day too!

  8. Thank you for sharing Cindy, I did not know all of the specifics about Mother’s Day. Now I feel a bit more knowledgeable. 🙂 Do you know I always fall in love with your flower pots? They are always so spectacular!

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