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. […]

Ideas to deter theft of plant signs in public gardens

Plants Map signs can be attached to 20″ aluminum stakes. Some public gardens that we work with have a method of putting the end of their stakes in a can, like a coffee can and then filling it with concrete and then burying the can. Believe it or not, we’ve heard of this method from […]

Is a Link to the Organization Website Embedded on the Plants Map Tag or Sign QR Code?

We are often asked what is embedded in the QR code on Plants Map Tags and Signs. The QR code holds the URL to the webpage for the plant profile created by you under your profile on Plants Map. When scanned by a QR reader it shows your unique plant webpage and any information you provided. You […]

Do I Send You The QR code to use on Plants Map Tags And Signs?

When a plant is added to Plants Map, the QR code is automatically generated using the URL for that specific plant webpage that was just created. Each Plants Map Tag and Sign uses a QR code that links to the web page for your unique plant. You do not need create your own QR codes […]

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

Updated on January 8, 2018 We’ve manufactured thousands of interactive plant tags and signs that use quick response codes known as “QR Codes” that link to pages on PlantsMap.com. We check every QR code before we ship our tags and signs but occasionally get comments from users that their QR code readers don’t work. While many […]

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 […]