Plants Map E-Journal August 2016

EJournal Aug 2016August cover photo is Hollow-Stemmed Joe Pye Weed

News & Updates

  • New Help Videos –  We have started making a library of videos to demonstrate how to use the tools and features of We are just getting started and working our way through our Help articles. More coming soon. Learn More: Plants Map Help Videos | Plants Map YouTube Channel  
  • Tip of the month: Each plant has a Notes tab that you can use to save additional information related to your plant. A Note can be a recipe, a list of links to videos, or watering or fertilizing records. A note can be public or private. Learn More: How to use the notes tab on a plant
  • August 25th marks the 100th Birthday of the National Park Service. To celebrate, all 412 national parks will have free admission from August 25 through August 28.  Learn More: NPS Centennial Invitation 
  • We are celebrating parks in this months ‘More to Explore’ section of our e-journal. 

Featured Event

Galanti Dedication

September 16 – Phyllis E. Galanti Arboretum Dedication, Richmond, VA

Grow your events! Learn how to add your summer events to Plants Map

Featured Profile Journal

Trail End Journal

A century-old landscape endures at Wyoming’s Trail End 

Featured Resource

Revolutionary GardensFeatured Resource: Revolutionary Gardens landscape design firm

Learn how to become a Resource on Plants Map

More to explore from

Virginia Sweetspire created by Lake Anna State Park, VA

Virginia Sweetspire created by Lake Anna State Park, VA

Pocahontas Ash

Trees on Trails at Pocahontas State Park by the Pocahontas Chapter Virginia Master Naturalists


Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Virginia