This is huge for me.  More than 16 years ago with our first house, I started gardening. To help figure things out, one of the first books I remember was Allan Armitage’s Garden Perennials. Next I studied Armitage’s Native Plants. I had never heard of Armitage, had never met him or heard him speak. But […]

Plants Map was recenlty featured as the cover story for the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Magazine. The issue included stories on previous winners and contestants of the local business competition, Made in FredVA.  Click the link to find out where they are now. Cover Story: Plants Map tri-entrepreneurs spanning the globe mapping plants Full Issue: September/October 2016 […]

August 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   […]

Hope you are enjoying this summer! Here is the latest news, feature journals, and highlights from our community News & Updates As new members of AmericanHort, several Plants Map team members recently attended their horticulture industry trade show Cultivate16 in July. To see highlights and new plants from the show visit the Cultivate16 Collection created by Tracy Blevins. Our […]

Our profile features writer Emily Freehling has been published in the Botanic Gardens Conservation International ROOTS publication (13.1 June 2016). The topic of the issue was on sharing science: getting the public excited about your science, daring visitors to think, and the ethnobotanical aproach illuminating outreach. Emily submitted a piece on Plants Map and the Land-grant Programs at […]

Many of you are aware that we’ve been working on building a new section of the site where you can find product and service providers related to horticulture and growing plants. We’ve been calling this the Resource Marketplace. I’m happy to share several updates on where we are with this new section of Plants Map including the launch […]

  Welcome summer! Here is the latest news, updates and community features. News & Website Updates We have launched our next custom plant tab, the Rose Tab for rose collectors, enthusiasts, and growers. Learn more about the Rose Tab and other Custom Plant Tabs. We love to receive photos of our Plants Map tags […]

Just in time for the 2016 growing season, has launched My Tags, an innovative tool that makes it easier than ever to order interactive plant labels customized to your landscape directly from your own My Plants Map digital plant library. The process of ordering or making labels is typically an arduous task, involving either […]