Plants Map Developer Updates: August 2018

A summary of updates and new features released as of August 18, 2018.  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 […]

All-America Selections Display Gardens are centers for learning and growing

By Emily Murphy, author of Grow What You Love and passthepistil.com   All-America Selections (AAS) has organized a host of display gardens across North America from which we can all learn and discover the plants bringing gardeners the greatest success. Founded in 1932, AAS is the first and only independent, non-profit organization testing plants before they emerge […]

Toyota Texas Welcomes Pollinators

Toyota welcomes pollinators and visitors to its Texas truck plant

As one of the largest employers in the south side of San Antonio, Texas, and with 2,000 acres under its care, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. (TMMTX) is in a position to have an impact on its community. When TMMTX opened an 11,000-square foot pollinator garden this spring as part of a recent upgrade to […]

Native plants bring a Virginia landscape to life

In the garden Betty Truax has built around her home near Charlottesville, Va., there are plenty of places to sit and observe. That’s by design, because without taking the time to stop and look closely, you might miss all the action. It’s through close observation that Truax has witnessed and photographed some of her most […]