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 […]

Plants Map plant profile 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 […]

If you are considering a large order of tags or signs where we can do all of the prep work at once and manufacture the tags in one run please feel free to contact us to discuss your potential order. Our current quantity discount breaks are:  5% discount on orders of $350 or more (subtotal […]

One of the questions we are frequently asked is how to properly attach tree identification signs to large, mature trees. We interviewed a number of resources and we even visited a research arboretum that, believe it or not, actually studies this sort of thing! After soaking up information we put together a simple system that is durable, allows for the tree […]

Plants Map interactive tags and signs link via a QR Code to a unique page for each of your plants. Using your “My Tags” page in the “My Plants Map” section of your profile, you can customize the lines of text you want to appear on your interactive tags and signs and generate an order form […]

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. […]

Yes, you can submit your plants in a list or a spreadsheet file and we can upload them. Here’s how: Sign up to start a free profile  If you are creating a plant list for an organization, create an individual profile first and then add the organization from your profile menu. Create your Import spreadsheet (see details below […]

Some organizations want to included mention on a tag the name of a donor, supporter, sponsor, or in-memory information. You can include a special mention on a Tag or Sign by using one of the available tag/sign fields when ordering. You can also include special mention information in the story of your plant profile and link to […]

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 […]