Fascination of Plants Day 2021

The international Fascination of Plants Day on 18 May 2021 is organised by plant scientists across the world under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO). It is an opportunity for people to learn more about plants and their different characteristics and appreciate their importance to our world.

The Duthie Park Ranger Service and Robert Gordon University are collaborating to bring you various educational resources focused on what plants need to grow and how plants respond to stress conditions. The resources below can be used in class by primary and secondary teachers, but also by individuals in a home learning environment:


A full list of events around the globe, along with more information about the Fascination of Plants Day, can be found at the Fascination of Plants Day official website.

The Duthie Park Ranger Service provides a range of nature themed educational resources to schools. For more information and contact details please visit our Duthie Park webpage.

You can also find more information about the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences on the RGU website.


Watch Duthie Park Ranger Service seed planting video to show you how easy it is to plant a seed and help it grow.

Dr Morag McFadyen, Lecturer at School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences RGU  has also created a video for secondary aged pupils providing an introduction to “Plant responses to environmental stress."


Fascination of Plants Day
Plant emerging from seed, Official Fascination of Plants Day image
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