The following plants were our most popular #2016bestnine photos on Instagram from @PlantsMap.  Photos were taken by co-founders Tracy and Bill Blevins. See more photos and learn the stories behind these #2016bestnine plants below. #1 Southern Red Oak – Our subject of tree envy. 40 photos. #2 Tall Joe Pye Weed – Sharing the spotlight […]

Planning a fall foliage getaway? Here are some websites to help you find peak foliage to plan your travels.

In this journal we have compiled a collection of plants that have received the status of ‘Plant of the Year’ as recognized by various entities based on their garden merits.  We hope this list inspires you to try something new and to perhaps start your own Plants Map collection of ‘best plants of the year’ from your own experiences as well.   

[Reviewed and updated on January 3, 2019] One of my favorite gardening activities is pruning. I admit that I am addicted to it. I like to observe the way plants respond to pruning with new growth and I love to spend time ‘grooming’ my plants. I should start this pruning post with a disclaimer: I […]

International and national plant society organizations. Not on the list? Contact Us. Updated January 2016. African Violet Society of America American Bamboo Society American Begonia Society American Bonsai Society American Boxwood Society American Camellia Society American Conifer Society American Daffodil Society American Dahlia Society American Fern Society American Fuchsia Society American Gloxinia & Gesneriad Society American […]

Photos are not required to list plants and collections. If you are adding plants, please don’t feel the need to include a photo if you don’t have one. We encourage you to use your own photos. The intent of Plants Map is to allow everyone to document plants in their own words and photos using their experiences […]

Websites with grant resources and other fundraising opportunities for landscapes, gardens, and other horticulture programs.

Updated April 3, 2018 Plantsmap.com is a website community that hosts botanical collections with customized tools that solve the challenges of documenting, organizing, mapping, tagging and sharing information about plants. The easy to learn My Plants Map tools have wide appeal among a diversity of users from those that manage public landscapes to avid plant […]