Happy July! We have two big announcements to share with you this month regarding website developments coming soon.
News & Updates
Plant Finder Search: In August we will launch a new search tool called the Plant Finder. This tool will be available to anyone that visits the site or is a user of the site to enhance their ability to search for plants within our community. The Plant Finder will be a search tool to discover plants of specific interest, location and those with the best and most complete content information. Learn More: info.plantsmap.com/help/plant-finder
Core Plant Profiles: With the plant finder tool we will also be introducing ‘Core Plants’ that users can add to their own profiles with basic growing details provided. We have had numerous requests for this feature and we are happy to announce that it will soon be available. Learn More: info.plantsmap.com/help/core-plants
AAS Winners Announced: The first of the 2019 AAS Winners have been announced. Meet Watermelon Cal Sweet Bush and Melon Orange SilverWave F1.
New Resource: Welcome Hoffman Nursery as the newest member of our Resource section.
PPA Raleigh: Plants Map will be heading to our first Perennial Plant Association Symposium July 30th. We will share with you the insights and news from PPA Symposium including the 2019 Perennial of the Year announcement.
Help Article of the Month: Plant Databases and Scientific Resources for Gardeners – includes a link to the latest International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants, The Shenzhen Code (2018).
New Plants Map Shirts: Have you seen our new grass green Plants Map shirts? Our popular t-shirts are soft, comfortable and cool in the summer heat.
Now Hiring? List your full time, part time, seasonal help, internships, or volunteer opportunities on jobs.Plantsmap.com.
More to Explore
Our July 2018 cover photo feature is
Phlox paniculata Blue Flame™
Green Inspiration: Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities from NPR.
Giant Hogweed: Recent reports of Hogweed in Virginia have sparked a news interest in this plant. It is a non-native plant first introduced to the U.S. in 1917. Learn more from the USDA Invasive Species Information Center and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
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The Plants Map Team