Our latest featured profile journals share the stories of Rady Park Arboretum and Plum Creek Nature Center. And our ‘More to Explore’ section features: Candy Corn Plant by Hanahan Butterfly and Pollinator Garden, Flindt’s Forest Collection by Owasso Seventh Grade Center and Meadowview Biological Research Station. Our featured event is the Warrior Hike at Grelen Nursery and please welcome the Association of Nature Center Administrators to our Resource section.
NEW Job Postings: This month we launched a ‘Job Board’ that has been very well received by our community and others. We have been regularly asked by our users to share their openings and so we felt this would be a great tool to add to our site. Simply visit jobs.plantsmap.com to post your openings. Job posts can include paid part-time or full-time positions, temporary help, as well as volunteer and internship opportunities. Learn more at Jobs.plantsmap.com – Frequently Asked Questions.
- Horticulture Director – Lockerly Arboretum, Milledgeville, GA
- Groundskeeper – Tohono Chul Park, Inc., Tucson, AZ
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 on at info.plantsmap.com/tags
#GivingTuesday Reminder: November 28th is #GivingTuesday, an initiative created to encourage a day of global giving and collaboration via social media. We invite you to add your #GivingTuesday events to Plants Map with a post to our Explore page or by adding an event page. More about #GivingTuesday | Learn more about other grants and fundraising tools
Scholarships: Did you know that scholarships are offered by both the GWA – Association for Garden Communicators (deadline Dec 15) and the Perennial Plant Association (deadline Feb 1). Learn more about these opportunities and other green industry scholarships
PPA Landscape Design Awards: Both experienced and novice designers are invited to participate in this Perennial Plant Association program. There are 11 entry categories from small (less than $5K) to very large (more than $100K) as well as special categories for temporary, educational and youth gardens. Download the application for the 2018 Landscape Design Awards. Entries are due February 1, 2018.
America In Bloom: Congratulations to all the participants and winners of the America in Bloom program this year. Learn more about the 2017 AIB award winners | Entries for the 2018 AIB program now being accepted
AAS Winning Foodscapes: Congrats to the participants and winners in the All-America Selections Display Gardens Challenge. The theme was to create a landscape design based on Foodscaping: Interspersing Edibles in the Ornamental Garden. See the winners here | Connect with AAS on Plants Map.
MPGC News: We recently attended the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge annual meeting to participate in the discussion of future outreach efforts to reach the million mark and beyond. Please note that it has come to our attention that if you added your Plants Map profile or collection with our affiliation it may not be listed. Contact Us if you would like us to pin or re-pin your profile or collection. Learn more at Bee Counted with Plants Map and MPGC
More to Explore
Our October 2017 cover photo feature is the Toothache Plant (Acmella oleracea)
Sponsor Connecting People With Plants. We invite brands, products, and businesses to become advertising sponsors of our E-Journal and website to support the educational outreach efforts of our community. Please contact us for more information or visit info.plantsmap.com/advertising.
Thanks! The Plants Map Team