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 […]
As the growing season begins, let’s take a virtual look ahead at gardening trends on the horizon for 2018. Have a great gardening year and we hope to see whatever works for you in your landscape on Plants Map. Tracy Blevins Plantsmap.com: Connecting People With Plants Featured in the cover photo: Viburnum prunifolium (Blackhaw viburnum) […]
The Pantone Color of the Year selection for 2018 is….Ultra Violet (PANTONE 18-3838). This color is described by Pantone as a thoughtful and provocative shade of purple that will communicate originality, ingenuity and vision to ‘light the way’ for the year ahead. Ultra Violet is sure to be embraced by garden enthusiasts for many reasons. […]
The following photos were our most popular #2017BestNine on Instagram this year. Since there is so much more to learn about these plants beyond just 1 photo, we like to go deeper and share our links to their plant stories on Plantsmap.com. All of the plants and many more photos can be found on the Plantsmap.com […]
Simple DIY gift ideas that you can grow from your garden and share with others.