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Category: Curation Corner

International Search for Excellence Award

International Master Gardener 2017 Conference announces the Madison County, AL Morris Elementary School Greenhouse project as a 2nd prize winner for the International Search for Excellence Award in the Youth category! Lead by local MG volunteer Carolyn Wade this award … Continue reading

What is GIS and why do we need it? (Part 2)

The benefits of GIS GIS stands for Geographic Information System. At its heart, GIS is software which combines spatial mapping and analysis with database management. It is a powerful set of tools for storing and retrieving data at will, transforming … Continue reading

What is GIS and why do we need it? (Part 1)

Why are Garden Maps important? Rather than starting with the technology, I think it is worth discussing why botanical gardens keep maps at all: maps support our mission. The following phases in our mission statement are all supported by spatial … Continue reading


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