10 Ways Public Landscapes Can Use Plantsmap.com

Updated April 3, 2018 Plantsmap.com is a website community that hosts botanical collections with customized tools that solve the challenges of documenting, organizing, mapping, tagging and sharing information about plants. The easy to learn My Plants Map tools have wide appeal among a diversity of users from those that manage public landscapes to avid plant […]

The Daniel Boone Native Gardens Create Plant Collection Resource

Thanks to the dedicated work of Dr. Annkatrin Rose – “Keeper Of Plant The List” – and botany teacher at Appalachian State University, you can now tour the Daniel Boone Native Gardens on Plants Map. While creating an inventory of the collections and plants in the Boone, NC gardens, they have made this invaluable resource accessible […]

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. […]

Understanding the Economic Impact of Garden Tourism

In 2014 we were introduced to Richard Benfield, author of Garden Tourism. We spent a fascinating hour on the phone with him discussing the important local economic impact of public gardens. Did you know that more people in the U.S. visit gardens each year than visit Disneyland and Disney World combined? Benfield teaches geography and tourism at Central […]