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 […]
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. […]
Plants Map is again a contributing sponsor for Garden Walk Buffalo, July 25-26. This is the largest free, self-guided tour in the country with more than 400 participating Buffalo gardens. This premier event has been held annually for more than 20 years on the last full weekend of July. What began as an effort to […]
For the average person, it appears impossible to grow a love for gardening, a network of equally passionate gardeners, and a successful website within 5 years. For New England gardener Angie Rose, owner and creator of AngieTheFreckledRose.com, it was more than possible with the help of Plants Map, her boyfriend’s mom, and Twitter’s #gardenchat. Around […]
If you use an iPhone or an iPad or another iOS device to access PlantsMap.com and choose to not share your location with Plants Map, the camera will not allow you to take photos and upload for your plants and collections. The camera app will open, but the screen will be black and none of […]
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. […]
Manor House, an ACTS Retirement-Life Community in Seaford, DE recently installed Plants Map Signs creating an interactive walking trail for their residents.
Deborah Reeves, Manor House Resident Service Director said, “The residents came and said ‘Could we have labels, plant markers like you would find in Longwood Gardens?'”
Using Plants Map Signs that identify the trees along the trail, the residents can now walk with their smart phones, scanning the QR codes on signs along the path to learn all about the dozens of varieties of trees and plants along the way.
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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 […]