Featured Profiles highlight many different reasons why people and organizations are using Plants Map to document their plant collections.

Native plants are a passion for Prairie Nursery

Spreading awareness of the important role native plants play in supporting diverse wildlife—and helping people build native landscapes of their own—has been a focus of Prairie Nursery since its founding in 1972.

The trees of Mount Hope Cemetery create a peaceful urban refuge

The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery help to care for America’s oldest municipally owned Victorian cemetery. A major focus of the Friends’ assistance is documenting and maintaining about 3,000 trees.

Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project

Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project preserves Colorado’s apple diversity

Two decades ago, when Jude and Addie Schuenemeyer took on the operations of a nursery in Cortez, Col., they didn’t realize they were about to become horticultural detectives.

Trees convey history at Colonial Williamsburg Arboretum

Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia draws visitors with its careful interpretation of the past. The researched recreation of formal gardens, architecture, and costumed re-enactors bring eighteenth-century America to life. But another layer of that careful interpretation of the past recently received important recognition.