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What is sustainability? What plants are sustainable? by
Great Trees for Urban Landscapes by
Aggressive (as opposed to Invasive) Plants by
Skinny Plants for Tight Spaces by
What Is A Rain Garden, and Why Should I Care? by Melissa Benoit
Green FAQ by Melissa Benoit
Blog by contributors

Plant of the Week

Each week, will select a Plant of the Week. Do you have an idea for a Plant of the Week? Let us know.

Tree Challenge Mobile is teaming up with the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden on the 2013 Tree Challenge™. If you have an Android™ phone and would like to participate, download the Android™ app below, then sign up for a Mobile Account Here. Mobile on Google Play
New! Android™.  Search plants by color, using your phone's camera.  Create your own GPS plant collection.  Get it here, right now, for free!

Questions and Answers

Have a question? Have an answer? Visit our new Plant Question and Answer Forum.

Nurseries and Retailers: Enter Your Plants For Sale

If you are a nursery or retailer, you can add your plant inventory to Users who view plants will then see your inventory. Contact us if you'd like to request an account.

If you already have an account, you can add to your inventory here.

What Do You Recommend?

Personal recommendations from:
  1. Recommended Shade Trees
  2. Recommended Ground Covers
  3. Deer Resistant
  4. Attract Butterflies
  5. Attract Birds
  6. Alternatives to Invasive Plants
  7. Zoo's Best
  8. Melissa Benoit
  9. Brandan Jones
  10. Scott Beuerline
  11. Arbor Doctor
  12. The Garden Coach
  13. Marilee Fehr
  14. Julia G
  15. Andrew Bear
If you are a recommender, you can edit your list here.

Where are plants in your community?

View a map. Want to add a plant to the map? Tell us about it.

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