Connecting Organizations

Can organization profiles connect with other organizations? Yes, you can include in your organization’s network other organizations that may be affiliated with your organization in some way, such as chapters or display gardens. Things to know: Organizations can only be connections to other organizations. The can not be assigned a role as an administrator or owner. […]

How to use Plants Map in your growth marketing

Plantsmap.com profiles were built as a way to help solve the challenges of documenting plant information and plant lists. Plants Map has been adopted as tool for educational outreach and enhanced visitor engagement for both public and private landscapes. But did you know that we have also built some pretty awesome features for organization profiles […]

How to use the Daylily Tab to record custom plant details

The Plants Map Daylily Tab is $99. Once you have subscribed to the custom Daylily Tab you will see a ‘Tabs’ dropdown menu when you are  in edit mode of a plant page. Select Daylily from the dropdown menu list and the Dayliy Tab and fileds will appear below. See Hemerocallis | Daylily  ‘Moon Witch’  by Tracy Blevins  for an example […]

Can the branch tag be used with tree mounting hardware?

  We do not suggest using the tree mounting hardware with our smaller branch tags that have a pre-drilled hole on the side. Our branch tags were designed to be used on shrubs or smaller, young trees to hang from a branch with our ski tag attachment. If you use the tree hardware with a tag, […]

Does Plants Map Have an App in the iPhone or Android Store?

No App Needed for Plants Map We are regularly asked where to download our app in the Apple Store and the Google Play store for iPhones and Android phones. You don’t need to do that. Simply visit the site in your browser to view the site, to sign up or to sign in. We do not […]

Does Plants Map sync with other plant databases?

We are often asked if Plants Map can sync with other databases or if we can import plants into an individual profile or organization profile. The short answer is, “Yes.” For most of our organization users, Plants Map is sufficient for their data storage and record keeping and instead of using another database or mapping […]

How to include video or audio links on Plants Map

There are several ways that you can included links to videos or audio files on a plant form, a collection form or an organization profile page. We do not host video or audio files at the moment. So you will need to link to them from another hosting service such as YouTube our SoundCloud. Links […]

How to attach plant stakes to Plants Map signs and tags

You’ve just received your plant signs and tags and plant stakes and now it’s time to assemble them and put them out in your landscape. Here are a few tips to help you to attach your stakes to your signs so that you will have permanent mounting and you do it without accidentally attaching the […]

How to remove tags and signs from plant stakes without damage

If you’ve purchased Plants Map stakes with interactive tags or signs and it was for one of your plants that died, you may want to throw away the label but save the stake to reuse it again for another plant. Removing tags and signs from Plants Map stakes is nearly impossible without damaging the label or […]

Can I work on my profile, plants and collections offline and then publish?

The intention of Plantsmap.com was that all of the profiles and content that are created are added to the site live so that it is a growing website of information overtime.  We do not have a feature to save a profile, plants, or collections as a draft and then publish later. The idea is that the […]