In 2014 we were introduced to Richard Benfield, author of Garden Tourism. We spent a fascinating hour on the phone with him discussing the important local economic impact of public gardens. Did you know that more people in the U.S. visit gardens each year than visit Disneyland and Disney World combined? Benfield teaches geography and tourism at Central […]
Visitors to Plantsmap.com have free and open access to explore and discover plants, collections, profiles, resources, and events. Create a free sign-in to begin an individual profile and to add an organization profile.
If you haven’t visited recently, check out the new growing profiles and plants on Plants Map. Have you updated your profile yet? Sign in and add a photo of yourself and share information about your botanical interests and activities. Have you seen the new Plants Map video? Thank you to Haleigh Ciel of Ciel Productions […]
Here’s what is growing at Plants Map! This week we started work on Plants Map 2.0 and soon we announce the launch of several significant site improvements. We are working to make the site easier to use and beginning to add social features and more advanced maps. Visit PlantsMap.com and grow with us! Got Sunflowers? […]
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 […]
Happy August! We have a few items we wanted to share with you on our growing developments at Plants Map. Individual profiles have been enhanced to allow you to include your own gardening ‘resume’, your profile picture and a location so your gardens can be included on our maps. We have also added a new search […]
Is it July already? It seems like summer goes by so fast and there has been so much to do in the garden and at Plants Map! It’s been a great growing season! What’s new on Plants Map? We have a new beautiful website redesign and can now make website changes easier and faster. Coming […]
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 […]