Plants Map will be an exhibitor at the August 4-6, 2015 Independent Garden Center (IGC East) Show in Baltimore, Maryland. The IGC East Show is the preeminent tradeshow and conference for independent garden center owners, managers and buyers that come to see thousands of new products and to meet with established and new suppliers. This […]

June 22-26, 2015 Plants Map will be an exhibitor at the 2015 American Public Gardens Association Conference. The 2015 APGA Conference theme is Watering Our Roots to Grow Our Communities. This year’s conference is June 22-26 in Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minnesota and is hosted by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Registration opens […]

Plants Map is excited to be participating as an exhibitor at the American Horticultural Society’s Spring Garden Market. The 2015 AHS Spring Garden Market is Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 located at their headquarters at River Farm in Alexandria, Virginia. This is a great event to kick-off spring as one of the first major plant sales […]

Plants Map will participate as a resource vendor at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference on March 19, 2015 in North Chesterfield, Virginia. This is the 4th year for this conference and the 2015 topic is “Mobile Technology for Social Good.” The conference is presented by ConnectVA, a program of the Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence […]

We are experimenting with engraving images on Plants Map tags and signs but at the moment we don’t have any ability to handle color. Someone recently asked if we could put a color photo on the signs and tags showing a photo of the plant. While there may be some process we aren’t aware of […]

If you are considering a large order of tags or signs where we can do all of the prep work at once and manufacture the tags in one run please feel free to contact us to discuss your potential order. Our current quantity discount breaks are:  5% discount on orders of $350 or more (subtotal […]

One of the questions we are frequently asked is how to properly attach tree identification signs to large, mature trees. We interviewed a number of resources and we even visited a research arboretum that, believe it or not, actually studies this sort of thing! After soaking up information we put together a simple system that is durable, allows for the tree […]

The material that coats the aluminum plates we use to for Plants Map Tags and Signs has been tested by the manufacturer in simulated outdoor conditions and it has been designed to last for more than 10 years. The black coating has been tested to resist fading from heat exposure, UV and sunlight exposure and […]

Plants Map signs can be attached to 20″ aluminum stakes. Some public gardens that we work with have a method of putting the end of their stakes in a can, like a coffee can and then filling it with concrete and then burying the can. Believe it or not, we’ve heard of this method from […]