Welcome to the Plants Map 2021 Winter E-Journal with updates on our My Tags ordering process, ideas for gifts from the garden, events to keep your spirits bright, seasonal winter articles, and a look at some gardening, horticulture and plant trends for the year ahead.  As we come to an end of 2021, we want to wish everyone a beautiful winter and Happy New Year 2022! 


Update to My Tags Ordering: As of December 1, 2021 we are no longer producing the tags and signs ourselves. You will still be able to purchase tags and signs that link to your plant pages from other vendors. Learn more about these changes at Changes to Plants Map Tag and Sign Ordering

New Manage Payment Help: To update or make changes to subscription tier payments, there is a new Manage Payments section in your profile edit setting. Learn more at help.plantsmap.com/article/259-manage-payments

Congratulations: Plants Map profiles in the news 

Gifts from the Garden: There’s still time to make creative gifts from your garden for this holiday gift giving season. Learn more at Gifts to Grow from the Garden.  

Return of the Sun: On the winter solstice, learn what the length of daylight hours has to do with plants and why so many northern hemisphere gardeners celebrate the return of the sun – Daylight, Photoperiodism and Onions.

A Look Back: Take a virtual look at the Plants of the Year 2021 that took the top honors. We hope you’ll discover a winner to grow in your garden or landscape. 

Snow Day Activity: Winter is a great time to assess last year’s garden and to plan and dream for next year’s garden. Learn how to use My Plants Map to create your own wish list or plan a vegetable garden.

Plant A Seed: National Seed Swap Day is January 28. Here are some of our favorite resources on saving, sharing, and starting seeds. 

See more posts from the Plants Map community news feed  

Winter Events: Keep your spirits bright with these future celebrations.

See more events on Plants MapLearn how to add your events

Seasonal Articles: While your garden sleeps, there are always things to do

More to Explore

Christmas Fern
by Above the Briery

by Manna Soup Kitchen

Kendrick Arboretum
Sheridan, WY

Our Winter 2021 cover photo feature is
Winter Trees by Tracy Woods Blevins

Looking Ahead: Plants and trends for 2022

Winter Recipes: ‘Tis the season for nuts, fruit and eating for good luck

Popular Topics

New Help Article: Have you ever seen an unexpected 500 page error on Plants Map? There are a few bugs on the site that might trigger this. If you have encountered this, here are some steps to take

Help Desk: Our archive of help articles, videos and other support materials can be found at help.plantsmap.com.   

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Tracy Woods Blevins
The Plants Map Team

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