Welcome May! Our gardens truly feel alive once again with both flora and fauna. We can’t wait to share what’s growing in our community this month with you.

News & Updates:

#100Memorials #WW1: Congratulations to the James Bethel Gresham Arboretum at Locust Hill Cemetery in Evansville (IN) on their designation as an “Official” WWI Centennial Memorial.

Featured Profile: This month we explore the native plantings of Betty Truax, a member of the Virginia Native Plant Society, in our latest featured profile journal Native plants bring a Virginia landscape to life.

Updated 2018 Plants of the Year: Congrats to Daffodil ‘Mount Hood’ and Hydrangea Runaway Bride ‘Snow White’ | 2018 Plants of the Year

CA Spring Trials: Tracy shares her favorite plant picks from her adventures during the CA Spring Trials with the National Garden Bureau.  

Help Article of the Month: We get a lot of questions about our mapping tools so we have added a new help article on Frequently Asked Mapping Questions to share our answers. See all of our help articles on mapping.  

Garden for Wildlife: Did you know May is Garden for Wildlife month? Connect with the NWF Garden for Wildlife profile on Plants Map and learn about their Certified Wildlife Habitat Promotion this month.

Featured Event: May 30 – Green Materials & Technologies Seminar at UDC

Upcoming Events: June is Perennial Gardening Month, Rose Month and this year we celebrate Pollinator Week from June 18 – 24. Learn how to add your events to Plantsmap.com.  

ANCA Summit Scholarship: The 2018 ANCA Summit Scholarship Application Deadline is June 1, 2018. Awards will be announced by June 15, 2018. Learn More | See more scholarship opportunities.

Therapeutic Garden Grants: National Garden Bureau, American Meadows and Sakata Seed America are joining forces to provide $5,000 in grant money to be split between 3 gardens in North America. Learn more at ngb.org/grant-application | See more grant and funding resources.

Now Hiring? List your full time, part time, seasonal help, internships, or volunteer opportunities on jobs.Plantsmap.com.

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More to Explore

Podophyllum peltatum – Mayapple
by Booker T. Washington Park Bog Garden

Native Wildlife Garden
by Gar-Field Green Club

Our May 2018 cover photo feature is
Kalmia latifolia ‘Minuet’

New research sheds light on why certain oaks are found together | ArbNet   

What the APHIS Plant Import Rules Restructuring Means for You | Greenhouse Grower

Hawaii is losing its most important trees..to disease | Earther  

These Royal Wedding floral details will make you weepy | Fashion Magazine  

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