Plants Map welcomes Emily Freehling as feature writer

We would like to introduce and welcome journalist Emily Freehling to the Plants Map team. Since November, Emily has been writing a series of Featured Profiles for our blog and sharing the stories of the individuals, organizations, and businesses that are using Plants Map.The idea was to publish a series of interviews that shows the diversity of users on Plants Map. What […]

Developer Updates January 2016

Release 25 – January 18, 2016 My Tags – Tag ordering tool is launched within the My Plants Map page. Live testing and continued development based on feedback. Users can now select from their online plant library to make a list of tags and signs to order. Step by step instructions will be posted in […]

Happy Birthday Plants Map: A look back and what’s ahead for 2016

Happy Birthday to the Plants Map Community! Two years ago this month, an idea born of Bill and Tracy Blevins’ search for ways to organize,document, and label the plants on their property launched at a startup competition in Fredericksburg, Va., and the world began to discover Plants Map. Plants Map combines the fun and discovery of […]

2015 Best Nine on Instagram from Plants Map

Our 2015 Best Nine on Instagram from Plants Map: The plant stories behind the Instagram photos! The following plants were our most popular #2015bestnine photos on Instagram from Plants Map.  All photos were taken by co-founder (and social media manager) Tracy Blevins. See their full Plants Map stories and photo gallery below: #1 Rose of Sharon – 8 photos […]

2015 Plants Map Year End Wishes

As the year comes to a close, we’d like to wish you all the best during the holidays. Our focus this year was on the development of the core website. We’ve made tremendous progress. The feedback on each development sprint from our users has been invaluable and was greatly appreciated. Each plant and plant story added has […]

Developer Updates: December 2015

Release 23 Updates Plant Profiles: More than 30 changes and improvements have been made to the plant profile pages. Those changes include improvements in viewing the profiles as well as when editing the profiles. Highlights of the changes include: Improvements to the sharing functionality of a plant profile page and to the sharing toolbar. Improvements to […]

Developer Updates: November 2015

Notes on Plants Map Release 15  – November 1, 2015 Sign-up/Sign-in Improvements: New sign-up procedure where once the user has signed-up they will be routed to edit their individual profile page first. Once they choose Save they will see a pop-up window with options to Follow Others, Add Plants or Create an Organization. Sign up/Sign in Page: There is […]

Rappahannock Goodwill and Plants Map Collaborate

We’re thrilled to share that we’ve teamed up with Rappahannock Goodwill Industries in Fredericksburg, VA and are now sharing space with other local companies in their Collaboration Zone. Over the next couple of months, the Plants Map team will be training workers at Goodwill to use our computers and laser engraving equipment to produce our […]

Live Demo Sessions

Join us for our Live Demos on Tuesdays at 4pm ET at Join.Me/Plantsmap The demos are a quick 30-minute overview on a variety of topics to help you get started. Send us your questions early via our Contact Page.  We will take questions at the top of the demo to be sure we cover what you want to learn about. Demos will cover the beginner basics, […]

September News & Updates

New Features: Post News, Add Comments, Plant List View, PDF Download Post News –  You can now ‘Post’ what’s new and growing in your world to the Plants Map community at the top of the Home page News section feed. Your post will then show at the top of the News section on the Home […]