Plant/Tree Networking with Plants Map and Corona Tools

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Tue, Dec, 16, 2014 @ 00:12 AM

PlantsMapImageNetworking! This week on #Treechat we learn more about Plants Map, an onlline community for anyone interested in plants, gardens and green spaces. It's a community to connect people with plants. Plants Map creates bonds with trees in many different ways. Each tree has a unique story to tell.  They may be landmarks, navigation points or markers of historic events. They serve as a way of memorialize others or to mark special occassions or events in our lives. We want to allow people to document and capture those meaningful trees and connections on Plants Map.

You might start a free profile and add your plants and photos to share with other users. Keep your garden journal online and choose what posts you want to share with others. Find out more this week on #Treechat.

Win Tools to Care for Your Tree

Once planted, trees don't just care for themselves.  They require TLC which includes pruning to help establish young trees and rejuvinate them as they grow.  To help in the process, the most active participant will receive a Corona Classic hand pruner and leather scabbard.  So tweet, ask questions and share on this treechat to win! 

You're Invited to Tweet 

Welcome!  @CoronaTools invites everyone with an interest in trees to enter the hashtag #Treechat on Twitter. Special guest Tracy Blevins  @PlantsMap will be representing Plants Map. The live chat begins Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST. This is the Twitter chat were we come together with industry experts and fellow tree tweeps each week to discuss all things related to trees and tree care, since 2010!

Discussion Overview

Find out more on this week's #Treechat

What is Plants Map?  - Plants Map is a social community centered around plants and trees & how we are connected by them.

Tree Stories  -  Plants Map acknowledges that every tree or plant has a story and there are connections to plants that we all make. Plant, garden & collection profiles of Plants Map become a place to store a catalog of social content that can eventually be shared out to other networks.

Plant Networking  - Plants Map envisions people making social connections based on plant interests.

Plants Map is a mobile responsive website. There is no app needed to use an any device.

Collection Profiles are an Inventory System - A way to learn from each other based on actual experiences and actual trees and plants.

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools Treechat

Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #treechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation.  Be sure to add the hastag to all your tweets or join us in the treechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat.  It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.

About Treechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now treechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.


Topics: #treechat, Plants Map, Social Community for Plants

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