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. […]

Can you import a plant list and link them to my profile?

Yes, you can submit your plants in a list or a spreadsheet file and we can upload them. Here’s how: Sign up to start a free profile  If you are creating a plant list for an organization, create an individual profile first and then add the organization from your profile menu. Create your Import spreadsheet (see details below […]

How to order plants tags with memorial, donor or sponsorship information

Some organizations want to included mention on a tag the name of a donor, supporter, sponsor, or in-memory information. You can include a special mention on a Tag or Sign by using one of the available tag/sign fields when ordering. You can also include special mention information in the story of your plant profile and link to […]

All QR Code Readers Are Not Created Equally

Updated on January 8, 2018 We’ve manufactured thousands of interactive plant tags and signs that use quick response codes known as “QR Codes” that link to pages on PlantsMap.com. We check every QR code before we ship our tags and signs but occasionally get comments from users that their QR code readers don’t work. While many […]

How To Start An Organization Profile On Plants Map

Welcome to an overview of how your organization can get started on Plants Map. We are a social community that hosts plant collections to connect people based on their botanical interests. Individual and organization profiles are free. Visitors also have free access to explore and discover plants, collections, places, and the community profiles on Plants Map. How […]

How Much Does Plants Map Cost?

Plants Map profiles for individuals and organizations are free. Start a profile and add your plant collections to our community. Grow connections to others with similar plant and botanical interests. Profiles that add location information will appear on our community map. Plants and Collections also have optional location information that can be made public to […]

Organization Profiles on Plants Map

Plants Map is a new community website that hosts plant collections to connect individuals and organizations based on botanical interests. Plants Map invites all organizations that want to connect with people that are seeking to explore and discover plants, plant collections, and landscapes. Organization profiles are free and are perfect for plant societies, garden clubs, […]

How to Scan QR Codes on Plant Tags and Signs

Updated January 18, 2018 While many phones now come with a built-in QR code reader, you may still want to download a QR code reader app for your smartphone or tablet to scan the tags. In this journal we cover several options for scanning QR codes. Know that the age of your device has something […]

How to create a collection

Collections are a way to organize and create groupings of plants. You can create subcollections within a collection to further sort and organize your plants. You can have 1 plant in more than 1 collection and subcollection. To make a collection choose Add Collection from the Add New button or your Profile Menu. Next Add […]

Plant Databases and Scientific Resources for Gardeners

Plants Map is not a scientific plant database, encyclopedia of plants, or plant identification tool. Our goal is to allow individuals and organizations to make their own unique garden journal of plants. Plants Map is about documenting your plant stories, notes, observations, experiences, and photos of your plants, gardens, and gardening interests or activities. Each […]