What is a "Native Plant"?

In celebration of native plants, we’ve partnered with American Beauties Native Plants to help Growit! Community members showcase the beauty and benefits of planting natives.  Check out @growittheplantcommunity Q&A for your chance to win Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) to attract pollinators to your yard!

Butterfly weed photo by Growit! Community member @txgardner

Read More
We Appreciate Your Feedback!

We Appreciate Your Feedback! Thank you for sharing your feedback on our new designs for the app. If you’d like to give more feedback, consider leaving a review in the App Store or Play Store! Be sure to check our newsletters to stay up to date with the community!

Read More
MeganU
Give Your Profile Some Love

It is time to ditch the standard silhouette and upload a beautiful profile picture! First impression are everything. What does your profile say about you? Profile Picture: Add a picture to share your beautiful face, favorite plant, or even your Bitmoji. Upload yourself in GrowIt! swag and email us a screenshot we’ll feature your profile!

Read More
Plants We Heart!

Cut flowers are traditional and short-lived. Looking for a gift they can love all year-long? We’ve got you covered. Check out houseplants sure to capture hearts this Valentine’s Day! Kicking off the countdown with the ultimate heart-throb: Hoya Kerrii or Sweetheart Plant! The sweetheart plant is small but a perfectly formed heart. It’s considered an

Read More
What is GrowIt!? Join the Plant Community.

What is GrowIt!? GrowIt! is a mobile app community with a mission to connect, educate, and inspire folks to dig plants. We provide a space for you to ask questions, get plants identified, organize projects, and share photos of your plant babies. GrowIt! features GrowIt! focuses on introducing you to people and plants that work […]

Read More
New Year, New Plant Adventures

New year — a time to reflect on the year past and plan adventures for the upcoming one. What were your gardening wins this year? Did your finicky Fiddle Leaf Fig make it to its second birthday? Did you propagate your first succulent or add native plants to your outdoor space to support our pollinating […]

Read More
What colors do Poinsettias come in?

What colors do Poinsettias come in? There are more than 100 varieties of Poinsettias. Do you opt for the traditional colors and varieties, or prefer to display an uncommon or new take on this popular holiday plant? We searched GrowIt! and found Poinsettias in blue, teal, purple, and pink hues. Members staged them in giant […]

Read More
#PlantStory

In the month of November we celebrated the history of plants! We launched our #PlantStory campaign to share cool facts with the community. In case you missed them, check them out in the gallery below.

Read More
CommunityMeganU
Every Garden has a story...

This month were celebrating all of the stories a plant and garden represents. #PlantStory. This is a guest blog post by GrowIt! team member and community member Chelsey Groh, @cgroh. Chelsey works with folks running gardens all over North America to implement our GrowIt! Tours To-Go product. The tour helps guests learn about the plants […]

Read More
What are the best plants for fall? #AutumnBlooms

What are the best plants for fall? This post will walk you through some vibrant selections for fall plants. Though the first official day of fall is fast approaching, the bright blooms of plants don’t need to die off with summer. There are vibrant plants of all colors ready to brighten up your balcony, front […]

Read More
How to improve your work-life balance using office plants

How office plants can improve your work-life balance The positive benefits of plants are limitless, so why not bring your passion for plants into the office? Bringing plants into your office or just having one at your desk can drastically improve your work-life balance, battle pollutants in your workspace, and even boost creativity and production! So […]

Read More
First annual Plant Master VIP trip recap

We hosted the top Plant Masters in Chicago for a couple of days the last week in June to thank them for all of their contributions to the GrowIt! community. Members were treated to amazing food, a kokedama workshop, a garden tour, and architectural boat tour. And lots of laughter and conversation. Plant Masters are […]

Read More
The Monarch Butterfly: #Garden4Wildlife #PolliNATION

It’s no surprise here at GrowIt! that our community members are not only passionate about gardening but passionate about the critters that live in our gardens as well! Inspired by our member’s interests for wildlife and pollinators, we partnered with several non-profit groups, conservation organizations, and other private entities to build awareness of bee health […]

Read More
In June, we celebrate friends with benefits 🐦 🐸 🐞

GrowIt! is the place to ask questions about pollinators and native plants and show off your pollinator garden. It’s a hot topic in the community for the past four years, so much so that GrowIt! joined the National Pollinator Garden Network (NPGN) to help spread awareness of bee health and pollinators. NPGN’s mission is to […]

Read More
Check out Charlie Bear's Certified Wildlife Habitat Garden

Member Spotlight: This is a guest blog from GrowIt! community member @charliebear’sgarden. It’s #Garden4Wildlife month and the GrowIt! community partnered with the National Wildlife Federation to raise awareness about their gardening for wildlife program. Subscribe to the National Wildlife Life’s Garden for Wildlife newsletter here. And tap here from your mobile to follow@charliebear’sgarden on GrowIt! And […]

Read More
Top plants for bathrooms

We’ve noticed a trend popping up on GrowIt! — bathroom plants! So we thought we’d put together a list of great plants that will thrive in the low light, humid bathroom environment. Here are some houseplants that love humidity and also aide in air purification. Plus… if it’s close to the shower, you won’t forget […]

Read More