We would like to introduce and welcome journalist Emily Freehling to the Plants Map team. Since November, Emily has been writing a series of Featured Profiles for our blog and sharing the stories of the individuals, organizations, and businesses that are using Plants Map.The idea was to publish a series of interviews that shows the diversity of users on Plants Map. What […]

Happy Birthday to the Plants Map Community! Two years ago this month, an idea born of Bill and Tracy Blevins’ search for ways to organize,document, and label the plants on their property launched at a startup competition in Fredericksburg, Va., and the world began to discover Plants Map. Plants Map combines the fun and discovery of […]

Our 2015 Best Nine on Instagram from Plants Map: The plant stories behind the Instagram photos! The following plants were our most popular #2015bestnine photos on Instagram from Plants Map.  All photos were taken by co-founder (and social media manager) Tracy Blevins. See their full Plants Map stories and photo gallery below: #1 Rose of Sharon – 8 photos […]

As the year comes to a close, we’d like to wish you all the best during the holidays. Our focus this year was on the development of the core website. We’ve made tremendous progress. The feedback on each development sprint from our users has been invaluable and was greatly appreciated. Each plant and plant story added has […]

New Features: Post News, Add Comments, Plant List View, PDF Download Post News –  You can now ‘Post’ what’s new and growing in your world to the Plants Map community at the top of the Home page News section feed. Your post will then show at the top of the News section on the Home […]

We’ve been busy here at Plants Map and we want to update you on new features we’ve recently added to enhance your user experience. FOLLOW other users: Users can now Follow individuals and organizations that are of interest to them. Following other profiles will customize your Home page experience with updates from those that you […]

Plants are critical for life, providing the air we breathe and the food we eat. Our mission at Plants Map is to “Connect People With Plants.” We want to give organizations and individuals a new social medium to connect and share their botanical interests. We’d like to highlight a few of our early-adopters on Plants […]

In the startup world, a site’s first users are called ‘Early Adopters’. We want to thank each of you for being early adopters of Plants Map. We appreciate all of your support and for sharing #plantsmap on social media. You have contributed hundreds of ideas in hours of conversations, emails, and meetings. You have helped […]

Recently Beth Billstrom kicked off a ‘Growing Now 2015’ series of virtual summer garden tours featured on her website More Than Oregano. I was invited to be the Week 5 Garden Tour and I have shared a few of my favorite collections and plants from my home landscape here on my Plants Map profile. Please […]

We are launching a redesigned Plants Map website on June 9. The current site will be down for a few hours while we make the transition. We estimate that this will happen between 1 a.m. EST and 5 a.m. EST on Tuesday, June 9. All of your plants, photos, gardens, collections, and organizations will be migrated […]