Goat Cheese Month, Peach Picking Time and More: 8 Fun Facts About August

Though August is waning quickly, there is still much fun to be had! Fall isn’t here quite yet, so take advantage of the warm weather and get outside! Here are 8 fun facts about this summer month.

8 Fun Facts About August

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  1. The first Sunday of August is Friendship Day.
  2. August is National Picnic Month.
  3. It’s National Peach Month! Check out our adventures peach picking here.
  4. August’s flower is the poppy.
  5. In the US, August celebrates National Goat Cheese Month. YUM!
  6. August is one of only 7 calendar months with 31 days.
  7. August houses the hottest day of the calendar year.
  8. The Anglo-Saxons called August “Weed Month” because the hot temperatures and abundance of sunshine made the weeds explode with intense growth.

What are you up to this August?

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Adan, michell zappa

PrintBy Elizabeth Adan

Elizabeth Adan is a Freelance Writer, Publicist and Brand Ambassador. Aquaberry Bliss is a unique outdoor lifestyle site dedicated to expanding your world and inspiring your creativity. When Elizabeth isn’t traveling, you’ll find her writing, hiking or gardening. Find Elizabeth on Twitter @stillaporcupine and on LinkedIn.

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