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How to get good answers to your planting questions on GrowIt!

How to get good answers to your planting questions on GrowIt! The GrowIt! community is to connect, educate, and inspire folks to dig plants. We love connecting members with questions to members with answers — that’s the beauty of our Q&A feature. Here are a few best practices to get great answers in the Q&A […]

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Growing into 2018!

Each day, thousands of members head to the GrowIt! community to learn about plants and meet others near them that are curious about plants. So many people, the community doubled in size in 2017! We added Q&A, and public-facing projects. And welcomed GrowIt! Garden Shops and GrowIt! Tours To-Go to the community. Though there’s much […]

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Chicago’s Lurie Garden Engages Mobile Technology to Enhance Visitor Experience

This article written by Lynn Petrak was originally published in Public Garden Magazine. It appeared in Volume 32, Issue 1, 2017.  Published with permission from the APGA. ————————————————————————————————— The Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park has been a beacon for four-season beauty and sustainability since 2004. Now, the Lurie Garden is using beacon technology—an inexpensive […]

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GrowIt! Guides: Power of the Filter / Getting Started With Projects

Power of the Filter Remember that great variety you saw when you were wandering through the greenhouse last week? Sna…snow…what was it? Leverage Search on GrowIt! to try to find it, and so much more. Fill your feed with only the plants you want to see with GrowIt’s Filter. It’s locally based, so you’re seeing plants […]

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GrowIt! Guides: How to Add a Photo / Get a Plant Identified

Plants can be confusing, but GrowIt! aims to help. Don’t squash your dreams if you find yourself struggling. Find help from the GrowIt! Guides: Inspire others with your stunning blooms! Get started on GrowIt! by adding your first plant photo.   Does a plant have you puzzled? One of the main reasons members join the community is […]

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Let’s Inspire Each Other to #Garden4Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation organized in 1936 (before World War II!) to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world. They protect wildlife, help habitats, advocate for conservation policies, and connect kids to nature. We are so proud to partner with them to amplify their #Garden4Wildlife initiative. Gardeners can create a full habitat in […]

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3 Tips for Floral Photography

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog with GrowIt! member Gabrielle Davis . Gabrielle is a photographer and gardener in Chicago. Check out a few of her photos below and connect with Gabrielle (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. And if you’re looking for step-by-step instructions on how to add a photo to GrowIt!, check out this […]

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