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Lurie Garden and GrowIt!—Revolutionizing the Visitor Experience at Public Gardens

Partner spotlight: This is a guest blog post by Scott Stewart, Ph.D. Scott is the Director at Lurie Garden in Chicago’s Millennium Park. See a snapshot of what you will encounter when visiting Lurie Garden by following them here (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!.  ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Lurie Garden and GrowIt!—Revolutionizing the Visitor Experience at Public Gardens […]

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#PolliNATION – Find Great Pollinators for Your Region

As we shared in a previous post, GrowIt! partnered with the National Pollinator Garden Network to register one million pollinator gardens. Register your pollinators by adding photos with #PolliNATION to GrowIt!. Want to participate, but wonder what to plant to contribute to the campaign? Check out the regional guide the Pollinator Partnership and NAPPC published […]

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Gnomes, Owls, and Fairies — Oh My!

Member Spotlight: This is a guest post by GrowIt! member Dawn Mamatas. Dawn lives and gardens in Mid-Missouri, Zone 6A. Check out her plethora of plants (trees, flowers, herbs, succulents) by following Dawn (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. —————- One of my favorite gardening activities is creating terrariums. My daughter and I make them in […]

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Join the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

The GrowIt! community is a National Pollinator Garden Network partner, working to build awareness and register one million pollinator gardens to support the health of bees, butterflies, birds, and bats. Bees pollinate one-third of our food crops, yet pollinators are at a critical point in their survival. Join the movement. As of June 2017, our community has […]

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6 Steps to Grow Your Own Pineapple

Member spotlight: This is a guest post by GrowIt! member Sarah Clarke. Sarah grows herbs, plants, and fruits and veggies in southeast Texas. Check out all of her plants (and adorable cat) by following Sarah (tap from mobile) on GrowIt!. ————- Would you like to grow a pineapple in your backyard? Follow these six steps […]

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Follow Your Favorite Gardens

GrowIt!’s Chicago Flower and Garden Show integration was the first mobile app enhancement of any marque flower show. The 2016 flower show celebrated all “Chicago Is” and included gardens, art, and culinary tastings that captured the architecture, culture, and cuisine that is Chicago. And though the show concluded, the inspiration is not lost — find […]

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7 Highest Rated Plants on GrowIt! in 2015

GrowIt! users contributed more than 500,000 plant ratings in GrowIt! this year. Out of the thousands of types of plants shared in the community — these were the highest rated: 1. Daylily Daylilies are ideal for cutting and can last a couple of weeks in a vase. In the garden, they bloom all season and […]

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Sunshine, Summer and Yellow Shirts

It’s been a busy summer here at GrowIt! headquarters. Actually you could say that GrowIt! headquarters itself has been on the road. We’ve been busy traveling across the country showing people what we’re up to, and connecting people to gardeners in their area. Most recently, we took a trip out to the Washington, D.C. area, […]

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Power Picks – Indoor Plants

8/13/18 — And here’s an update on our favorite plants for indoors. Check out these gorgeous plant babies and get them delivered to your door: http://blog.growitmobile.com/inspiration-delivered ————————————- It’s The FINAL COUNTDOWN! Duh duh duh da da da………. Yesterday Seth and I unleashed our top plant picks for the yard and for containers. By no means are […]

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