Like Thanksgiving, plants and gardens bring people together. We wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their support since we launched Plants Map in January 2014. From our investors, to our tag and sign customers and all of our users, thank you for growing with us and Happy Thanksgiving!
Our latest featured profile journal share the story of Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge on the southern shore of Long Island. And our ‘More to Explore’ section features: Northern Strain Redbud by Kuhnert Arboretum, ‘Sycamore’ Tree Arboretum Indiana State University, and Downsview Orchard in Ontario, Canada.
News & Updates:
#GivingTuesday Reminder: November 28 is #GivingTuesday, an initiative created to encourage a day of global giving and collaboration via social media.
- Giving Tuesday Events – Donate to ANCA’s 2018 Annual Fund to support the conservation and education efforts of nature and environmental learning centers.
Thank you to the Milliken Blog for including a mention of Plants Map in their recent post, Investing in the Future through the Milliken Arboretum. We are excited to be a part of your sustainability initiative.
Tis’ the season for a job search? Try searching for your next opportunity on jobs.plantsmap.com. Part-time and full-time paid positions, temporary or seasonal help, volunteer positions and internships.
- Featured postings include positions with Lockerly Arboretum in Milledgeville, GA and Tohono Chul Park in Tucson, AZ.
- Dr. Armitage Scholarship awards a $1,000 towards education as well as travel to the California Spring Trials. December 1 deadline.
- The Association for Garden Communicators Scholarships range from $500 to $1,000 for students enrolled horticulture, plant science or journalism, with an interest in garden communications. December 15 deadline.
- Learn more about these opportunities and other green industry scholarships.
NEW Stakes & Hardware Order Form: We have create a link to a new accessory order form if you only want to order the stakes or hardware sets by themselves. Links to this form can also be found on our main
Winter Tree Hardware Reminder: Winter is a great time to get outside and inventory your trees, assess their needs for pruning, update your plant profiles and check the tree mount hardware spring to make adjustments as needed for growth. See Best Way To Attach An Identification Sign To A Mature Tree
NEW AAS Winners: 11 new varieties have earned the exclusive AAS Winner designation from All-America Selections.
December Botanical Fun
- December 12th is Poinsettia Day
- Fruitcake Month – From Mental Floss, 15 Fun Facts About Fruitcake
- Pear Month – From USA Pears, Pears & Beers for Holiday Entertaining
Featured Profile Journals
Wertheim National Wildlife RefugeSaveSave
More to Explore
Our November 2017 cover photo feature is a
Sweetgum Tree from Salamander Loop Trail
Northern Strain Redbud
by Kuhnert Arboretum
‘Sycamore’ Tree Arboretum
by Indiana State University Botanical Collections
Downsview Park Orchard
North York, ON, Canada
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Thanks! The Plants Map Team
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