Happy New Year! We are excited to begin another year of growing together with you. Earlier this month we celebrated our 4th year of planting a seed with Plantsmap.com. Thank you for joining or community and sharing your plant stories with us and others. We hope you are ready to explore even more as we dig into to 2018!
News & Updates:
Scanning QR codes just got a lot easier: iPhones and iPads can now automatically recognize scan QR Codes simply by using the device camera with no need for an app now.
Green and Growin Collection: We share with you 18 of our favorite plants from this year’s Green and Growin Marketplace trade show.
Ultra Violet in the Garden: Top plant picks to add the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year to your landscape.
2018 AAS Winners Collection: Take a peek at the newest AAS Winners for your garden or landscape.
Seed Swap Events: January 27 is Seed Swap Day! Winter is a great time of year to host local seed exchange events. Add your events to Plantsmap | Learn more about Seed Swaps | Growing a Garden From Seed
Looking forward to spring? Groundhog Day is February 2nd and we can’t wait to see if the prediction is an early or late spring!
Now Hiring: List your full time, part time, seasonal help, internships, or volunteer opportunities on jobs.plantsmap.com.
- Horticulturist – Lockerly Arboretum, GA
- Garden Center Hard Goods Team Lead – Martin’s Home and Garden, TN
America in Bloom: Plant pride in your community…registration is now open for the America In Bloom program. Deadline to register is February 28.
Year of the Bird: National Geographic has announced a collaborative effort to educate people on how to ‘bird your world’ and improve the environment with bird-friendly habitats and practices. From Plantsmap: Learn how to create bird friendly backyard habitats | For the Birds Collection | Feathered Friends Collection.
Garden Tourism: BGCI is looking for case studies of how botanic gardens contribute financially, socially or environmentally to local society. From Plantsmap: Understanding the Economic Value of Garden Tourism | 10 Ways Public Gardens Can Use Plantsmap
Washington Gardener Seed Exchange
January 27 and February 10
More to Explore
Our January 2018 cover photo feature is
Pinus virginiana ‘Wate’s Golden’
Dianthus Interspecific Supra Pink F1
posted by Gardening in a Drought
J.A. Orr Park
by Clinton Canopy
Monk Botanical Garden
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Thanks! The Plants Map Team
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