Plants Map E-Journal October 2020

We hope you are enjoying a beautiful fall season. This month we want to connect you with therapy gardens, updated green jobs resources, champion trees, pumpkin recipes, and a few ways to get your spirits up for Halloween. 

Hauntingly Boo-tiful Plants for Halloween and Beyond

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.  

Plants Map E-Journal September 2020

Happy Autumn! As the season changes and the weather begins to cool, this is a great time of the year to plant perennials and trees, explore fall foliage, sow a fall vegetable garden, and to save seeds for the future. So let’s dig into fall and enjoy all the outdoor activities it has to offer. 

Plants Map E-Journal August 2020

As we draw near to the end of the summer and our growing season, I wanted to share with you some content to help you relax, unwind, and enjoy.  

Help With Plant Names

Plant names can be confusing. We wanted to explain the three main sources we use to validate a current botanical

Plants Map E-Journal July 2020

We made it to the middle of summer and 2020! This month I wanted to share a few things to look forward to so I’ve gathered together some new plant introductions, upcoming virtual events, a 2021 garden trends forecast, and more. Keep growing and I hope you are looking forward to something new blooming in your garden too. We’d love to see you sharing about it on Plants Map. 

Plants Map E-Journal May 2020

As we continue to practice physical distance but social connectedness, we have again focused this month on online content, events and activities. Wishing everyone a beautiful new chapter in your garden and landscape as we transition from spring to summer soon. 

Plants Map E-Journal April 2020

We hope this E-journal finds you staying safe and healthy as well as continuing to find ways to ‘dig in’ at home. This month we want to share with you links to our recent online video presentations, a few virtual events, and other online resources to help you stay connected with plants and others during this time. 

Webinar: Celebrate Arbor Day Every Day

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.