It’s time once again to share with you plants that have received an honorable distinction as a ‘plant of the year” as recognized by various gardening, horticulture, and conservation entities. Let’s take a virtual tour of this year’s Plants of the Year, and we hope you’ll discover a winner to grow in your garden or landscape as well.
Perhaps you are looking to add seasonal plants to your garden for Halloween. Or maybe you want to create a garden theme that leaves a haunting impression throughout the year.
Selected below are plants that can be incorporated into your planters or landscape to conjure up a little wicked fun based on their name, color or appearance. And some may have a little folklore to them as well.
Celebrate Arbor Day Every Day: In this webinar Tracy Blevins presents ways to show your appreciation for trees and tree planting efforts. Learn how the Arbor Day Foundation and others are celebrating Arbor Day online.
Garden Tool Care Virtual Workshop with Tracy Blevins recorded on April 15, 2020. Learn how to properly maintain your tools for their best performance in the garden. Having clean and well maintained tools are important to the health of your plants. This workshop will cover selecting quality tools, preventing wear and damage, and maintenance tips on cleaning, disinfecting, sharpening and more.
Each year we enjoy gathering together the best of the best plants to share with you that have received designation as a “plant of the year” by various entities.
Plants included here have received a botanical award of merit or recognition based on varying criteria and from different organizations and sources.
We’ve selected our favorite landscape design trends, plant trends and consumer horticulture trends for your 2020 growing season.
Signs of an early spring are popping up all around us. But what are some of the dos and don’ts of early spring gardening? Tracy Blevins of Plants Map and Ted Schubel of Town Talk discuss tasks that you can get started on now, things to wait on, and other ways to keep your spring fever under control.
With the announcement of Classic Blue as the 2020 PANTONE Color of the Year, the search is now on to find a list of blue flowers that will enhance our gardens, landscapes and interior spaces. But did you know that a blue pigment in blue flowers has yet to be found as naturally occurring.
A team of pollinator advocates and film-makers will be documenting the flight of the monarch butterfly as seen through the eyes of ultra-runners.