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 […]

What forms of payment do you accept for tag orders?

We currently accept credit cards and checks as forms of payment. If you purchase tags using the form on the bottom of your plant web pages, our e-commerce platform accepts and processes credit car payments. The system authorizes and holds the funds but does not complete the transaction until you receive a proof of your […]

Can I use photos and content from other sources?

Plants Map respects the intellectual property rights of others. We have a Copyright Policy that prohibits users uploading and posting any information, photos or materials that violate another party’s intellectual property rights. Reporting instructions are also included in this policy. The intent of our service is to offer you the ability to share your unique experiences and […]

Help with plant identification

Sometimes we get asked to help with plant identification. While we try to help as much as we can, it is actually difficult and unlikely to positively identify a plant from a single photograph alone or an over the phone description.  Often detailed pieces of information need to be obtained for proper identification. For instance, can […]

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 […]

Can you explain or clarify the plant fields?

We have tried to incorporate basic fields for a variety of plants and types of users.  Our goal is to make this fun and easy to share about plants you experience either visiting a landscape or growing your own. The only required field is Title. We chose this so that even if you don’t know […]

February 2015 Journal Update: Countdown to Spring!

Hello everyone! Where did February go? It passed so fast we almost forgot to write our monthly update! Are you counting down the days to March 20th like us? Before we get started, we want to thank and welcome the many new profiles grow the community of people interested in plants and gardens. If you […]

How To Digitally Plan & Organize Your Vegetable Garden

Have you ever wanted to save all the information about your vegetable garden in one place and take with you wherever you go? I wanted to share with you how I use Plantsmap.com to save a binder’s worth of growing information about my vegetable garden on my smartphone, tablet or computer. I start with gathering together all the […]