What Is Embedded In The QR Code On Plants Map Tags And Signs?

After you add a plant to Plants Map, that plant information and photos will live permanently on a webpage on the site. The link or URL for that plant web page is what we use to create the QR Code on the interactive Plants Map Tags and Signs. When a visitor to your garden scans […]

Plants Map Journal: January Update

Happy New Year! January 15 marked Plants Map’s first anniversary! We sincerely thank all of our early adopters and supporters who helped us grow.  We look forward to continuing to develop PlantsMap.com with you. Spring is around the corner and there is no better time to create a profile and share what you are growing. Throughout […]

All QR Code Readers Are Not Created Equally

We’ve manufactured thousands of interactive plant tags and signs that use quick response codes, or “QR Codes” that link to pages onPlantsMap.com. We check every QR code before we ship our tags and signs but occasionally get comments from user that some QR Code Readers just don’t work. We’ve done a lot of research and […]

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 […]

Plants Map Journal: December Update

“A gardener’s best tool is the knowledge from previous seasons.” – A. Tomolonis December is here! Perhaps you are reflecting on last year’s growing season or thinking with anticipation about next years plans. Well, now would be a great time to add your favorite plants from 2014 and start a wish list for 2015. Have you visited […]

What is Addicted Conifer Syndrome?

I was asked by Adam Cortell from Digging The Garden and Bren Haas from BGGarden.com to be a guest on their new social venture called Garden Chatter. I joined Ronald Elardo from Whadyacallit Gardening, Bren and Adam for a Google Hangout on Tuesday night to talk about conifers. Though I’m relatively new to gardening I do now share […]

Back To My Garden podcast with Tracy Blevins

Gardener and Back To My Garden podcast host Dave Ledoux talked to Tracy Blevins about her inspiration to create Plants Map. Tracy and Dave discussed how she uses Plants Map to organize garden notes and plant photos, her favorite gardening resource books, the pains of making plant labels, hydrangeas and much more.       […]

2015 Collectors’ Conifer of the Year

American Conifer Society announces the 2015 Collectors’ Conifers of the Year For the past 10 years, the American Conifer Society has chosen a plant or three that members can purchase along with a special plant tag for their gardens. Many of the selections chosen over the years are just now being cultivated in quantities such […]