This month we are excited to introduce you to more new Plants Map features including email notifications, profile settings, My Plant Finder statistics, and new custom plant tabs available for trees and daffodils. Thank you for continuing to grow with us!
News & Updates
New Settings and Email Notifications: In July we created a new settings section within your profile edit page with explanatory text on each setting. Profile settings now include map tilt, public landscape (to visit), my plant finder visibility, and new email notifications on news and plant page comments. Watch a short video on adjusting your new profile settings | Learn more about comments and notifications.
My Plant Finder Enhancements: My Plant Finder now has numerical statistics on search results including purpose filters, collections, and more. These numerical statistics will change as your filter and search criteria change. More filters have been added and a profile header name is now visible at the top of the My Plant Finder. Learn more about My Plant Finder | More Developer Updates as of July 2019.
My Plant Finder Recorded Webinar: If you missed the live My Plant Finder webinar demo you can now watch the recorded version with notes at info.plantsmap.com/help/plants-map-new-features-webinar-my-plant-finder.
Custom Plant Tabs: With our new subscription tiers in place, we can now offer custom plants tabs as a bundled feature within the premium level profile subscription. You will have access to all the current tabs that have been built as well as new ones as requested.
The current library of custom tabs for more plant specific information fields includes iris, daylily, rose, tree, and daffodil tabs. Learn more about Custom Plant Tabs including new help articles for the Tree Tab and Daffodil Tab.
Next Webinar: We will have a live webinar on August 2nd at noon ET to show you the new My Plant Finder enhancements, how to adjust your profiles settings, and a review of how to use custom plant tabs.
New AAS Winners: All-America Selections has announced their first AAS Winners for the 2020 growing season.
Dahlia Season: Did you know the Dahlia was selected as the 2019 is the National Garden Bureau ‘Year of the’ bulb campaign. Learn more about the NGB Year of the Dahlia. Want to learn more? August and September are Dahlia Flower Show season. Learn about upcoming dahlia events from the American Dahlia Society.
Featured Event: The 2nd Annual National Wildlife Federation Garden for Wildlife Photo Contest begins August 5th. Get snapping now to enter your habitat garden photos.
More to Explore
Our July 2019 cover photo feature is
Hydrangea Lavalamp™ Candelabra™
- Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-Related Illness – CDC
- All-America Selections Display Gardens are centers for learning and growing
- Greenhouse Grower Honors 2019 Medal of Excellence Breeding Award Winners at Cultivate’19 – Greenhouse Grower
- A legendary Ozark chestnut tree, thought extinct, is rediscovered – National Geographic
- Forest garden with 500 edible plants takes a few hours of work a month – TreeHugger
- Plant Blindness: Why Scientists Who Know Nature Are Becoming an Endangered Species – Memoria Press
- Monarchs Welcome: Ohio Plants Roadside Habitats For Bees And Butterflies – WOSU Public Media
- To be seen in our Plant Finder purpose filter of Plants to Visit, remember to edit your organization profile setting as a public landscape.
- Resource profiles can enroll in our Buy It service to list plants within our Plant Finder purpose filter of Plants to Buy.
- Online demos can be scheduled by contacting us. We also have a library of help videos that will be updated in 2019 as new features are released.
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The Plants Map Team