Celebrating Arbor Day

 

In celebration of National Arbor Day which is held the last Friday in April the Port St. Joe Garden Club planted a Redbud tree on its grounds. This year National Arbor Day was celebrated on April 27. The State of Nebraska held the first Arbor Day in 1872 when over one million trees were planted. Today Arbor Day is celebrated in all fifty states. In addition, to National Arbor Day, which became a national legal holiday in 1885, Florida celebrates Arbor Day on the third Friday in January. So get out and celebrate National Arbor Day with us and plant a tree!