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 […]

The Plants Map Plant Finder search tool launched is an enhanced search page to find plant profiles based on the search criteria and filters that you choose. The purpose of the plant finder is to allow visitors and users the ability to discover the best plant profiles based on their interests and to provide core plants that users can add to their own profile to begin a plant list.

On the bottom of the edit page of a profile, you will see that Map Tilt has been auto-set to ‘Allow’ on your maps. This allows your maps to have a tilt or side view and a button to rotate the map when you zoom in close enough. If you de-select allow on map tilt, your […]

Toyota Texas Welcomes Pollinators

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 […]

What can I map on Plants Map? Currently our forms for profiles, plants, collections, subcollections and events allow a map pin location to be added by the user. Learn more. What is the community map? The main ‘MAP’ link in our menu navigation is our community map that only shows plants, collections and profiles that […]

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 […]