Plants Map Developer Updates: August 2018

A summary of updates and new features released as of August 18, 2018.  Plant Finder Search: In August we will launch a new search tool called the Plant Finder. This tool will be available to anyone that visits the site or is a user of the site to enhance their ability to search for plants […]

Core Plants

Plants Map Core Plant profiles will be launching in August 2018. Based on user feedback, we are adding what will be known as Plants Map Core Plant profiles that will be identified with a Plants Map logo in the plant finder search results. The purpose of this new feature is to provide core plants with […]

Plant Finder

The Plants Map Plant Finder search tool launched on August 18, 2018.  The plant finder tool is an enhanced search page to find plant profiles based on the search criteria and filters that you choose. The purpose of the plant finder is to allow visitors and users the ability to discover the best plant profiles based […]

What is Map Tilt?

On the bottom of the edit page of a profile, you will see that Map Tilt has been auto-set to ‘Allow’ on your maps. This allows your maps to have a tilt or side view and a button to rotate the map when you zoom in close enough. If you de-select allow on map tilt, your […]

Frequently Asked Mapping Questions

What can I map on Plants Map? Currently our forms for profiles, plants, collections, subcollections and events allow a map pin location to be added by the user. Learn more. What is the community map? The main ‘MAP’ link in our menu navigation is our community map that only shows plants, collections and profiles that […]

Dr. Armitage on Plantsmap.com plant tags

Ever wonder how Allan Armitage keeps track of all the many plants in the ArmiGarden? Thank you for the video! Be sure to follow Dr. Armitage on Plantsmap.com at www.plantsmap.com/organizations/dr-allan-armitage and also download Armitage’s Great Garden Plants App (Google Play & iTunes). With a passion for sharing plant stories, Allan Armitage removes the mystery of growing plants Interactive QR […]

Keeping track of Plants Map tags and signs you have ordered

Once we have completed your plant tag order there are two ways that we mark the plants to help remind you that you have previously ordered a tag or sign for that plant. When you view your plant pages now there will be a small QR code icon within the cover photo portion of the […]

Drop A Hint for Plants Map Tags and Signs

Have you ever wished that someone would give you Plants Map tags or signs as a gift? We have received many inquiries from users if we had such a gifting process in place. We have created a simple ‘Drop A Hint’ form so that you can let others know that you would like a gift […]

Jobs.plantsmap.com – Connecting People With Horticulture Jobs

Jobs.plantsap.com – Connecting People With Horticulture Jobs was launched in October 2017. We regularly receive requests by our users to share their position openings and felt this would be a great resource to add to our site.  Postings can include part-time and full-time paid positions, temporary or seasonal help, as well as volunteer and internship […]

Web Browser Compatibility

It has recently come to our attention that some users have experienced problems with some Plants Map features when using the Internet Explorer web browser. Since March 2015, Internet Explorer has not been updated or supported by Microsoft and it has been replaced with Microsoft Edge and Windows 10 Mobile. If you are having problems […]