In this recorded webinar join Plants Map Cofounder Bill Blevins as he shares 30 geeky tech tips & tricks in 30 minutes that you can use in your garden this year. 

2019 Plants of the Year

We are excited to share this years annual Plants of the Year™ winners. The plants listed here have received a botanical award of merit or recognition based on varying criteria from different entities.

In this recorded webinar join Plants Map Cofounder Tracy Blevins for a look at 2019 new plants coming to your garden center this year from the California Spring Trials of 2018. 

MPGC surpasses one million pollinator gardens

We are proud to be among the organizations that have promoted the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge to our community and followers. Thank you to everyone that participated to help raise awareness about the importance of pollinators and the plants that support them.  

It’s that time of the year again to start making plans for your 2019 growing season. We’ve pulled together a number of different gardening trends from around the internet, social media and on Plantsmap.com that we’ve been keeping an eye on to share with you.

It’s time to celebrate our ‘best nine’ 2018 photos on Instagram once again. Links to the plant’s story with additional photos and growing information are provided below. All photos were taken by Plantsmap.com co-founders Tracy Blevins or Bill Blevins. We hope you enjoy learning more about the plants behind our #2018bestnine on Instagram. Thanks for the likes […]

Weather Alert! Is it a frost or a freeze? These are actually weather terms but the difference is very important to gardeners and growers. One you can protect against and usually avoid damage from (frost) and the other can be beyond your control to prevent severe damage, die back or even untimely loss. Why? A […]

What do these things have in common? Length of daylight hours! Or is it actually length of darkness? Daylight Saving Time One of the things I look forward to in March is that we spring forward on the 2nd Sunday. On that day where I live, the sun will rise at 7:27am (if you set […]

Plants that bring home the bronze, silver and gold to your landscape.    BRONZE Bronze is an interesting element of color in the garden. This color can most often be achieved through foliage but there are a few flowers in the list below too. Bronze is most often described botanically as a brownish orange. I […]