Collections are a way to organize and create groupings of plants. You can create subcollections within a collection to further sort and organize your plants. You can have 1 plant in more than 1 collection and subcollection. To make a collection choose Add Collection from the Add New button or your Profile Menu. Next Add […]

We frequently get questions on Plants Map asking about the accession number field when adding a plant.  Accession numbers are a numbering system so that each plant can be inventoried individually. Imagine you planted a Dawn Redwood in 2013 and then you planted another one in 2014 near the first one.  In several years they […]

Plants Map is a mobile website that hosts plant collections to connect people and organizations based on their botanical interests. Visitors to Plantsmap.com have open and free access to explore plant libraries and discover botanical collections created by our growing community from any device with website browser access. Begin your own My Plants Map digital plant library with up […]

Plants Map is not a scientific plant database, encyclopedia of plants, or plant identification tool. Our goal is to allow individuals and organizations to make their own unique garden journal of plants. Plants Map is about documenting your plant stories, notes, observations, experiences, and photos of your plants, gardens, and gardening interests or activities. Each […]

Plants Map hosts #gardenchat UPDATE: The Plants Map team hosted #gardenchat on June 30. We asked participants on Twitter to share their favorite plant photos in nine categories that were used to launch a Community Photo Gallery on the #gardenchat Plants Map profile. Check out the photos and “like” your favorites! Here’s the original blog post announcing […]

As avid gardeners, Tracy and I have searched online for ‘best plant signs’ or ‘best plant labels’ and best ‘everything’ as it related to making plant identification signs for our garden plants and trees. We’ve been researching how to label our plants and trees for years! I bet you’ve search for this once or twice yourself! […]