Core Plants

Plants Map Core Plant profiles will be launching in August 2018. Based on user feedback, we are adding what will be known as Plants Map Core Plant profiles that will be identified with a Plants Map logo in the plant finder search results. The purpose of this new feature is to provide core plants with […]

Plant Finder

The Plants Map plant finder search tool will be launching August 2018.  The plant finder tool is an enhanced search page to find plant profiles based on the search criteria and filters that you choose. The purpose of the plant finder is to allow visitors and users the ability to discover the best plant profiles based […]

What is Map Tilt?

On the bottom of the edit page of a profile you will see that Map Tilt has been auto-set to ‘Allow’ on your maps. This allows your maps to have a tilt or side view when you zoom-in close enough and a rotation feature will appear. If you de-select allow on map tilt, your maps […]

Frequently Asked Mapping Questions

What can I map on Plants Map? Currently our forms for profiles, plants, collections, subcollections and events allow a map pin location to be added by the user. Learn more. What is the community map? The main ‘MAP’ link in our menu navigation is our community map that only shows plants, collections and profiles that […]

Keeping track of Plants Map tags and signs you have ordered

Once we have completed your plant tag order there are two ways that we mark the plants to help remind you that you have previously ordered a tag or sign for that plant. When you view your plant pages now there will be a small QR code icon within the cover photo portion of the […]

Drop A Hint for Plants Map Tags and Signs

Have you ever wished that someone would give you Plants Map tags or signs as a gift? We have received many inquiries from users if we had such a gifting process in place. We have created a simple ‘Drop A Hint’ form so that you can let others know that you would like a gift […]

Jobs.plantsmap.com – Connecting People With Horticulture Jobs

Jobs.plantsmap.com – Connecting People With Horticulture Jobs was launched in October 2017. We regularly receive requests by our users to share their position openings and felt this would be a great tool to add to our site. It has been very well received by our community and others. Postings can include part-time and full-time paid […]

Web Browser Compatibility

It has recently come to our attention that some users have experienced problems with some Plants Map features when using the Internet Explorer web browser. Since March 2015, Internet Explorer has not been updated or supported by Microsoft and it has been replaced with Microsoft Edge and Windows 10 Mobile. If you are having problems […]

Plants Map Developer Updates: June 2017

  A summary of updates and new features released as of June 16, 2017. New and improved news feed with larger photos accompanying posts and redesign of the feed: plantsmap.com/explore/feeds.  (Learn how to post news).   Improved sign-up process with only two options as users proceed with next steps: use Plantsmap for your own plants (continue to […]

Plants Map Developer Updates: May 2017

A summary of updates and new features released as of May 13, 2017. New user ‘stats’ summary on individual and organization profiles showing number of plants, collections, network connections, followers, and following. All stats are clickable shortcut links.   New user ability to Post News from their profile page at the top of their ‘News’ section. […]