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 […]

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 […]

Ever wonder how Allan Armitage keeps track of all the many plants in the ArmiGarden? Thank you for the video! Be sure to follow Dr. Armitage on Plantsmap.com at www.plantsmap.com/organizations/dr-allan-armitage and also download Armitage’s Great Garden Plants App (Google Play & iTunes). With a passion for sharing plant stories, Allan Armitage removes the mystery of growing plants Interactive QR […]

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 […]