Entries by Tracy Blevins

10 Ways Public Landscapes Can Use Plantsmap.com

Updated April 3, 2018 Plantsmap.com is a website community that hosts botanical collections with customized tools that solve the challenges of documenting, organizing, mapping, tagging and sharing information about plants. The easy to learn My Plants Map tools have wide appeal among a diversity of users from those that manage public landscapes to avid plant […]

Celebrate Arbor Day Every Day

For me spring means Arbor Day. I always remember back to elementary school when a science teacher took us outside to explain to us the importance of trees. She explained how they grew, how buds and leaves worked, and why trees were good.  I also learned that day trees had names: Maple, Oak, Walnut! Our homework […]

Join us live from Chicago on #gardenchat! – March 16

Live from Chicago it’s #gardenchat! I am excited to not only be attending the upcoming Chicago Flower Show (March 14-22) but also attending a LIVE Twitter #gardenchat tweetup event on Monday, March 16. I will be tweeting it up (as @plantsmap) with Bren Haas, the organizer of #gardenchat, and others to talk about the sights, sounds, […]

How To Digitally Plan & Organize Your Vegetable Garden

Have you ever wanted to save all the information about your vegetable garden in one place and take with you wherever you go? I wanted to share with you how I use Plantsmap.com to save a binder’s worth of growing information about my vegetable garden on my smartphone, tablet or computer. I start with gathering together all the […]

What does it mean that Plants Map Tags connect to social gardens & plants?

Plants Map connects people with plants by providing a social network of profiles with their hosted plant collections and information about specific plants that can be shared with others. We host your plant pages under your profile so that you can also share them to other social websites and create an engaged audience on Plants Map. […]

Plants Map Journal: December Update

“A gardener’s best tool is the knowledge from previous seasons.” – A. Tomolonis December is here! Perhaps you are reflecting on last year’s growing season or thinking with anticipation about next years plans. Well, now would be a great time to add your favorite plants from 2014 and start a wish list for 2015. Have you visited […]

Plants Map to guest host #Treechat

Do you connect with trees? What is Plants Map? Plants Map will guest host #Treechat on December 16 at 2pm ET on Twitter. We will be talking about Plants Map and how we want to connect people with plants and trees. We also want to invite you to share about how you connect with trees. Here’s a sample of […]

Thank You FXBG and Made In FredVA

We wanted to say ‘Thank You’ from our team to everyone that participated in, organized, supported and attended the Made in FredVA Business Plan Competition.  This was the 2nd year of the event was hosted by the Next Generation of Business Leaders and the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce. Thank you for continuing a great event that encourages innovation […]

Plants Map Journal: November Update

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus Welcome November! Crisp autumn air and a season of harvest and celebration. Have you visited Plants Map recently? There are several profiles growing with lots of new plants to enjoy. Have you updated your profile with a photo & information about your botanical interests […]