Core Plants

Plants Map Core Plant profiles launched in August 2018. Based on user feedback, we added this feature to provide plants with basic general information that you can quickly add to your My Plants Map library as ‘starter’ plants to begin a plant list. Once you add a core plant to your My Plants Map library they […]

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 […]

How to Add Plants

To begin adding plants first either Sign Up or if you are a returning user choose Sign In. Note: if you are adding plants to an organization profile use the profile menu to switch to acting as your organization before adding plants. Core Plants – See steps for adding a Core Plant to your My Plants […]

Does Plants Map sync with other plant databases?

We are often asked if Plants Map can sync with other databases or if we can import plants into an individual profile or organization profile. The short answer is, “Yes.” For most of our organization users, Plants Map is sufficient for their data storage and record keeping and instead of using another database or mapping […]

Can I work on my profile, plants and collections offline and then publish?

The intention of Plantsmap.com was that all of the profiles and content that are created are added to the site live so that it is a growing website of information overtime.  We do not have a feature to save a profile, plants, or collections as a draft and then publish later. The idea is that the […]

If I sell my property is there a way to transfer the tags, codes and plants to a new owner?

This was a great question from one of our users. We can move or copy plants to a new profile upon request from the current owner of the plants. Plants with tags or signs can be redirected to the new owner as well. We suggest the following for residential properties: Organize your My Plants Map […]

Do I need to order tags for every plant?

No, you do not need to have a tag for every plant in your garden or in your My Plants Map library. Plantsmap.com was created as a way to create a digital plant library to document as many of your individual plants that you want using the My Plants Map section once you create a […]

How to Create a Plants Map Wish List Collection

I always like to keep a list of potential plants that I may want to add to my landscape. For years I kept spreadsheets or scribbled lists that I would carry with me or most of the time forget and leave at home. I never seemed to have my ‘wish list’ with me when I […]

Adding Plants FAQ

How to Add Plants See this help article with detailed steps of a plant page form: info.plantsmap.com/help/how-to-add-plants Is there a list to choose from? See this help article on how to find and add core plants to your My Plants Map library: http://info.plantsmap.com/help/core-plants. Can I “turn off” fields that we’re not using so that they are not visible […]

How do I enter a pin location for a plant or collection?

Originally published 11-2-2015.  Updated 5-23-18. Plants Map forms for profiles, plants, collections and subcollections use the same Location Details mapping tool that allows you 3 ways to enter a location and to set a pin on a map. This tool relies on Google Maps and what is known as latitude / longitude numerical Decimal Degrees […]