2016 Best Nine on Instagram from Plants Map

The following plants were our most popular #2016bestnine photos on Instagram from @PlantsMap.  Photos were taken by co-founders Tracy and Bill Blevins. See more photos and learn the stories behind these #2016bestnine plants below. #1 Southern Red Oak – Our subject of tree envy. 40 photos. #2 Tall Joe Pye Weed – Sharing the spotlight […]

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 […]

Organization Profiles: Call to Action Buttons

Organization profiles allow for up to three Call to Action buttons that will appear just below your profile description box. To add these, from your profile page click EDIT and you will see the Call to Action fields below the description text box. These can be used to direct visitors to your other social accounts or to […]

10 Ways Public Gardens Can Use Plants Map

How can your public garden benefit from using PlantsMap.com? Create a mobile cloud-based plant inventory that is easy-to-use and allows for more than one person to update, reducing errors caused when teams share spreadsheets or use other manual record keeping methods. Use Plants Map to document plant material sources and maintenance notes from staff, volunteers, […]

How do I let others know my plant collection is on Plants Map?

After you create your profile on Plants Map here’s some ways to let others know how to find your profile, plant library, and botanical collections. Share your profile, plants and collections to your other social media accounts. Visit our brand assets folder to download logos, social icons and badges. Add a link to your profile or […]

Social Media and Plants Map Photo Sizes

Thie post was originally published March 2015. Updated as of August 2017.  If you are like us, you love to share photos of your plants. To help you with adding your photos to Plants Map and to other social sharing sites we wanted to share the following tips and tools to help size your photos. Photo uploads need to […]

How do I link my Plants Map profile to my own website?

We’ve been asked to give some tips for linking Plants Map profiles to other external websites like an individual’s blog or an organization’s website. How to get your unique Plantsmap.com URL: Individual Profiles: Click on My Profile from the profile menu and this places you on your main profile page that others can see when visiting […]

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. […]

How to organize plant photos for social media

I saw a tweet from a friend who wrote something like this: “Several months ago I posted a great photo of my favorite [xyz] plant and I wish I could find it now to share.” I’ve had that same thought many times! Solving this problem was one of the main reasons we started Plants Map back […]