Are there quantity discounts for Plants Map tags and signs?

If you are considering a large order of tags or signs where we can do all of the prep work at once and manufacture the tags in one run please feel free to contact us to discuss your potential order. Our current quantity discount breaks are:  5% discount on orders of $350 or more (subtotal […]

How to attach a plant ID sign to a mature tree

One of the questions we are frequently asked is how to properly attach tree identification signs to large, mature trees. We interviewed a number of resources and we even visited a research arboretum that, believe it or not, actually studies this sort of thing! After soaking up information we put together a simple system that is durable, allows for the tree […]

What are the requirements to bulk import plants on Plants Map?

If you have an inventory of plants and trees in a spreadsheet or a database, we can import that for you and create the plant web pages automatically. An Excel file or a .csv file is the preferred method for us to be able to import plant lists easily. Contact us and we can send […]

How many Plants Map Tags and Signs have been created?

Plants Map started making interactive horticultural tags and signs in 2014. We now have signs in use in private and public gardens all over the world. Plants Map Tags and Signs can now be found in a new building marking indoor plants at Brigham Young University, in the Utility Line Arboretum at Virginia Tech, marking […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do Plants Map Tags and Signs Have a Guarantee?

The material that coats the aluminum plates we use to for Plants Map Tags and Signs has been tested by the manufacturer in simulated outdoor conditions and it has been designed to last for more than 10 years. The black coating has been tested to resist fading from heat exposure, UV and sunlight exposure and […]

How many characters fit on each line of Plants Map Tags and Signs?

We have a number of different templates from which to choose, so that’s a hard question to answer. However, as a general rule, you can plan on 30 characters per line. Of course, there are always exceptions. For instance, if you would like to include a name which contains a lot of capital ‘M’s, it’s […]

Ideas to deter theft of plant signs in public gardens

Plants Map signs can be attached to 20″ aluminum stakes. Some public gardens that we work with have a method of putting the end of their stakes in a can, like a coffee can and then filling it with concrete and then burying the can. Believe it or not, we’ve heard of this method from […]