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. Go to your My Plants Map page from the top main navigation. My Plants Map […]

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> info.plantsmap.com/help/how-to-add-plants Can I “turn off” fields that we’re not using so that they are not visible to the user/viewer? At the moment you don’t have the ability to customize the plant form but this is something we are working toward. We do want to build the ability to turn on/off fields and to only display fields where data […]

How do I enter Lat/Long to a plant or collection?






There are several ways to enter address, geodata or GPS latitude and longitude data on Plants Map. All of our forms for profiles, plants, collections and subcollections allow you to enter an address, manually enter the Lat/Long data, or use a find my location option. All geodata locations may also be set to private or public. To […]

Can I copy text from other sources for my plants and collections?






The intent of Plants Map is to allow everyone to write in their own words their experiences and information about the plants they add.  Here are some guidelines on using information from other sources. As you research and find information about your plants you can summarize information in your own words in the plant story. If information […]

Can I see a list view of plants?






You can view plants in a photo grid or in a list view within your My Plants Map page or when viewing plants, collections, or subcollections of other profiles. Look for this icon to toggle between the photo grid view and the list view.You will find this icon: On the top of your ‘My Plants Map’ page […]