How to use the Iris Tab to record custom plant details

The Plants Map Iris Tab Once you have subscribed to the custom plant tab for your Iris collection, you will see an option when you edit your plant pages to add the Iris tab to that particular plant. You will see a Tab dropdown menu with the option to select the Iris tab below the location […]

Adding Plants FAQ

How to Add Plants> info.plantsmap.com/help/how-to-add-plants Can I “turn off” fields that we’re not using so that they are not visible to the user/viewer? At the moment you don’t have the ability to customize the plant form but this is something we are working toward. We do want to build the ability to turn on/off fields and to only display fields where data […]

How do I enter Lat/Long to a plant or collection?

There are several ways to enter address, geodata or GPS latitude and longitude data on Plants Map. All of our forms for profiles, plants, collections and subcollections allow you to enter an address, manually enter the Lat/Long data, or use a find my location option. All geodata locations may also be set to private or public. To […]

Can I copy text from other sources for my plants and collections?

The intent of Plants Map is to allow everyone to write in their own words their experiences and information about the plants they add.  Here are some guidelines on using information from other sources. As you research and find information about your plants you can summarize information in your own words in the plant story. If information […]

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 Find My Organization’s Plants?

When you Sign-In to Plants Map you are starting as the Individual profile that you created first. In the screenshot example on this page, I am using Plants Map as the Individual profile Bill Blevins (My Profile). To act as the “Look Up Virginia” Organization profile I created I would click this drop-down menu and see a list. […]

Can I edit and delete plants, photos and other information

es, you do have the option to go back into your profile, a garden, a collection and a plant form to edit and delete. When you are signed in and on one of your own plants, collections, gardens you will see an update button at the top to open into edit mode. All fields are […]

Can you explain or clarify the plant fields?

We have tried to incorporate basic fields for a variety of plants and types of users.  Our goal is to make this fun and easy to share about plants you experience either visiting a landscape or growing your own. The only required field is Title. We chose this so that even if you don’t know […]

How to customize text on my plant pages, tags, and signs

Plants Map interactive tags and signs link via a QR Code to a unique page for each of your plants. Using your “My Tags” page in the “My Plants Map” section of your profile, you can customize the lines of text you want to appear on your interactive tags and signs and generate an order form […]

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 […]