Connecting Organizations






Can organization profiles connect with other organizations? Yes, you can include in your organization’s network other organizations that may be affiliated with your organization in some way, such as chapters or display gardens. Things to know: Organizations can only be connections to other organizations. The can not be assigned a role as an administrator or owner. […]

Resource Marketplace Launched






Many of you are aware that we’ve been working on building a new section of the site where you can find product and service providers related to horticulture and growing plants. We’ve been calling this the Resource Marketplace. I’m happy to share several updates on where we are with this new section of Plants Map including the launch […]

Creating Event Pages on Plants Map






Posting Events – Plants Map organization profiles have the ability to create event pages to curate their own calendar of events section on their profile pages and promote them on our Explore/Events page. Use event pages to help promote your plant sales, workshops, garden tours, special events, conferences, webinars, and more. Each organization profile has their own ‘Events Section’ […]

Organization Profiles: Call to Action Buttons






Organization profiles allow for up to three Call to Action buttons that will appear just below your profile description box. To add these, from your profile page click EDIT and you will see the Call to Action fields below the description text box. These can be used to direct visitors to your other social accounts or to […]

What is my Profile Growth?






We sometimes get asked by users “where do I begin on Plants Map?” To help guide you into growing your profile and making connections on Plants Map we have added some steps and metrics that will display your ‘Profile Growth’ percentage when you view your profile. The following actions and metrics are the same for individual and organization profiles. Add […]

Community Guidelines






Welcome to Plants Map. This is a community of individuals and organizations connected through an enthusiasm for socially sharing information, photos and stories about their plants, plant collections, gardens and related botanical activities, interests and organizations. We invite and encourage all skill levels from weekend and beginner gardeners to avid and experienced plant enthusiasts to […]

How can I link my Plants Map profile to other social accounts?






There are a couple of ways to include links to your other social accounts such as Twitter, Facebook or to your own website or blog from your Plants Map profile page. After you Sign In, from the top drop down Profile menu click on My Profile or one of your Organization Profiles and click the […]

How to Add Plants to My Profile or an Organization Profile






When you first sign in to Plants Map the profile menu indicates that you are using Plants Map as My Profile, or your personal, individual profile. This allows users to have 1 sign in with the ability to add multiple organizations and switch between profiles on Plants Map.   So you must have both types of profiles: an individual […]

Organization Network Connections & Roles






Organization Network Connections & Roles Organizations have the ability to receive requests from other Plants Map users to ‘Connect’ with their organization. It is at the sole discretion of the Organization Owner and Admins to set their own criteria for accepting Connections and assigning roles. The roles of an Organization’s Network are: Owner, Admins, and Connections. […]

How Do I Find My Organization’s Plants?






When you Sign-In to Plants Map you are starting as the Individual profile that you created first. In the screenshot example on this page, I am using Plants Map as the Individual profile Bill Blevins (My Profile). To act as the “Look Up Virginia” Organization profile I created I would click this drop-down menu and see a list. […]