How to reset a password or email for user sign in

To reset your password or email for your Plants Map user sign in: Sign in using your current email and password. To change your email: Choose ‘Edit’ on your My Profile page and change the email ID and save. This will change your email for your sign in. This is the email we use to […]

What is my Profile Growth?

We sometimes get asked by users “where do I begin on Plants Map?” To help guide you into growing your profile and making connections on Plants Map we have added some steps and metrics that will display your ‘Profile Growth’ percentage when you view your profile. The following actions and metrics are the same for individual and organization profiles. Add […]

Update your profile and create a link for your website

For those of you who have websites, you know how important backlinks are for your SEO. Did you know that you can link to your website from your individual or organization profile? Likewise, many of you have asked for step by step instructions for how to link to your Plants Map profile from your blog […]

Community Guidelines

Welcome to Plants Map. This is a community of individuals and organizations connected through an enthusiasm for socially sharing information, photos and stories about their plants, plant collections, gardens and related botanical activities, interests and organizations. We invite and encourage all skill levels from weekend and beginner gardeners to avid and experienced plant enthusiasts to […]

How can I link my Plants Map profile to other social accounts?

There are a couple of ways to include links to your other social accounts such as Twitter, Facebook or to your own website or blog from your Plants Map profile page. After you Sign In, from the top drop down Profile menu click on My Profile or one of your Organization Profiles and click the […]

How to Add Plants to My Profile or an Organization Profile

When you first sign in to Plants Map the profile menu indicates that you are using Plants Map as My Profile, or your personal, individual profile. This allows users to have 1 sign in with the ability to add multiple organizations and switch between profiles on Plants Map.   So you must have both types of profiles: an individual […]

How do I let others know my plant collection is on Plants Map?

After you create your profile on Plants Map here’s some ways to let others know how to find your profile, plant library, and botanical collections. Share your profile, plants and collections to your other social media accounts. Visit our brand assets folder to download logos, social icons and badges. Add a link to your profile or […]

Social Media and Plants Map Photo Sizes

Thie post was originally published March 2015. Updated as of August 2017.  If you are like us, you love to share photos of your plants. To help you with adding your photos to Plants Map and to other social sharing sites we wanted to share the following tips and tools to help size your photos. Photo uploads need to […]

How do I link my Plants Map profile to my own website?

We’ve been asked to give some tips for linking Plants Map profiles to other external websites like an individual’s blog or an organization’s website. How to get your unique Plantsmap.com URL: Individual Profiles: Click on My Profile from the profile menu and this places you on your main profile page that others can see when visiting […]

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 […]