UK encouraged to 'plant a tree for Queen’s Jubilee'

The UK’s Queen Elizabeth will be celebrating her Platinum Jubilee

marking 70 years on the throne

Buckingham Palace is encouraging kids to 'plant a tree for Jubilee'

and apply for a baking competition dedicated to the Queen

to find the "perfect Platinum Pudding recipe"

Elizabeth became queen on Feb. 6, 1952

and is the world's current oldest and longest-reigning monarch

Date: June 2, 1953

The UK government is planning four days of celebrations

that will take place from June 2-5

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