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Apple Tree Day

Celebrate Apple Tree Day - get outside and learn about the importance of apple trees and their contribution to our environment!
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January 6
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Celebrate Apple Tree Day on January 6 by planting a tree and taking a moment to appreciate the beauty of nature! This special day was created to honor the apple tree, which has been providing us with delicious fruit for centuries. Apples are full of vitamins and antioxidants that can help boost your health and wellbeing, so it's definitely worth celebrating this amazing tree. Whether you choose to pick some apples from a local orchard or plant one in your own backyard, you'll be doing something positive for yourself and your environment. Let's show our appreciation for this incredible gift from nature on Apple Tree Day!

History of Apple Tree Day

Apple Tree Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>6500 B.C.</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Origins of the Apple</div><div class='timeline-text'>Archaeologists have found evidence that humans have been enjoying apples since at least 6500 B.C.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>17th Century</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Apples in the New World</div><div class='timeline-text'>Apple trees were introduced to North America by colonists in the 17th century and gradually spread across the continent.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1806</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Johnny Appleseed" Movement</div><div class='timeline-text'>John "Johnny Appleseed" Chapman, an American pioneer nurseryman, began his movement of planting apple trees across many parts of the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1904</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Discovery of the Granny Smith</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Granny Smith variety of apples was discovered in Australia in 1868 and was introduced to the United Kingdom in 1935 and subsequently to the United States in 1972.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>Present Day</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Modern Celebrations</div><div class='timeline-text'>Today, Apple Tree Day is typically marked with apple tree-related activities, including tree plantings, educational events, and the baking of apple pies.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Apple Tree Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plant an apple tree</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Nothing is better to celebrate Apple Tree Day then to plant an apple tree of your own.  Not only will it provide you with a supply of delicious fruit, but it will also be a reminder of the day each year when it blooms.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Pick apples from a local orchard</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If planting your own apple tree is not an option, find a local orchard and pick some fresh apples.  You can either take them home and bake something delicious, or just eat them straight off the tree.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go on a nature walk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a hike in the woods and look for apple trees.  If you're lucky, you might even stumble upon an old abandoned orchard.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Learn about apple trees</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take some time to learn about apple trees and the different varieties that exist. You can even read up on their care and maintenance to get them ready for the upcoming season.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make apple art</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative and make art out of apples! You can make anything from paintings to sculptures. Let your imagination run wild!</p></div></div>

Why We Love Apple Tree Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Apples are tasty and nutritious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Apples are not only delicious, but they're also packed with vitamins and minerals which make them a nutritious snack. Eating just one apple can provide your body with essential nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, and fiber! Plus, there's a wide variety of apple varieties to choose from, so you'll never run out of ideas for snacks.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Apple trees offer shade & beauty</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Apple trees are beautiful to look at and provide an ideal shady spot to rest in the summertime. The branches also serve as a perfect shelter for birds or other small animals, making an apple tree the perfect addition to any garden. Last but not least, the blossoms produced by apple trees add a lovely touch of color to any landscape!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Apple trees can live for years</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Apple trees are hardy plants that can live up to 100 years if properly cared for. This means you can plant an apple tree now and be sure that it will still be around years down the road! So planting an apple tree is both a gift to yourself and future generations who will be able enjoy its bounty over time!</p></div></div>

5 Apple Tree Day Facts

Apple Tree Day FAQs

When is Apple Tree Day?

Apple Tree Day is celebrated on January 6 every year. In 2024 Apple Tree Day will occur on a Saturday.

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