ChooseYourPlant news and latest improvements
I'm constantly adding new functionalities and/or content to Chooseyourplant and I want you to know it. Here, I'll share the most important stuff so you can track how the community is being improved almost every day.
If you want me to add a new feature, more information, add a new plant or something else, you can
let me know your thoughts about this community. July 27 2020 In the new section called stories, you can meet houseplant lovers like you and know how they started growing plants, what problems they have, how they keep their pets safe, and more! July 19, 2020 Partnership with BravoStudio. I'll provide all the information about plants for an online event where dozens of people will compete to create an application about plant cares. July 18, 2020 Re-distributed the information of the plant guide. Now, the plants that look similar and the ones that have the same requirements are shown at the bottom of the page. July 14, 2020 Added shop Garden Gate Nursery Added shop Lowe's Garden Center Added shop Lowe's Garden Center Added shop The Green House Nursery Added shop E.F.G. Orchids inc. Added shop First Orchid Added shop Ecuagenera USA July 14, 2020 Added shop Bloom Garden Shop Added shop Green Thumb Nursery - Tampa Added shop Kathy's Korner Nursery Inc Added shop ABC Tropical Plant Nursery, Inc. Added shop Haynor's Potting Shed and Nursery Added shop Wilcox Nursery and Landscape Added shop Eden Nursery Added shop Local gardens plant shop Added shop Lowe's Garden Center Added shop Grand Garden Nursery Added shop ADU Tropical Plants July 12, 2020 Added shop Wild Roots Added shop Dolins Garden Center Added shop Fancy Free Nursery Added shop Kerby's Nursery & Landscaping Added shop Christine's Tropical & Exotic Plants Added shop Seeds July 12, 2020 Added shop Bonita Bromeliads Added shop Driftwood Garden Center Added shop Paradise Found Nursery Added shop Top Tropicals Garden Center Added shop Landscaper's Choice: Wholesale Plant Nursery Added shop Sundance Orchids & Bromeliads Added shop Ray's Forest Added shop R S Walsh Landscaping Added shop Powell Nursery & Landscaping Added shop Emerald Air Plants Added shop D & B Nursery Added shop Lowe's Garden Center Added shop Lowe's Garden Center Added shop RoJo's Nursery & Landscape Design Added shop Gulf Breeze Garden Center Added shop Michael's Bromeliads, Inc. Added shop Lowe's Garden Center Added shop Beneva Flowers & Plantscapes Added shop Troy's Tropics Inc. Added shop Albritton's Nursery Added shop Your Farm & Garden Added shop Tropiflora Added shop The Plant Place Added shop Mariposa Nursery Inc. Added shop Wagon Wheel Plants Add 9 images of Alocasia Cuprea. July 11, 2020 Added shop Pinder's Nursery Added shop Blooming Freedom Inc Added shop Gabriella Plants Added shop Green Door Nursery Added shop Golden Gate Nursery & Sod July 10, 2020 Added shop Delfosse Nursery Added shop Georgie's Paradise Added shop Isaac Farms Added shop Plants to Go Added shop Kreative Gardens Added shop Alton Road Nurseries Added shop Flamingo Road Nursery Added shop Living Color Garden Center Added shop Amelia's SmartyPlants July 8, 2020 Added shop Galloway Farm Nursery Inc. Added shop Plasencia Nursery Added shop Casaplanta Garden Center Added shop Lighthouse Garden Center Added shop Florida Landscape Nursery July 7, 2020 Added shop Casey's Corner Nursery. Added shop United Nursery Added shop Jungle Nursery Added shop R Plants Inc. Nursery Added shop Emerald Forest July 5, 2020 Added shop P & P Nursery. Added shop Redland Nursery, Inc. Added shop Greendale Nursery Inc. Added shop Plant Creations. June 29, 2020 Technical development for better maintenance. Iterated some design and small changes. June 28, 2020 Added 12 shops: Lowe's Garden Center Added shop: Carrie Lynn’s plants Added shop: Cactus Joe's Blue Diamond Nursery Added Schema to the shops so I can classify the information better. It has good SEO results. Added shop: Sin City Plants Added shop: J&J Nursery and Garden Center Added shop: Paradise Palm Inc Added shop: Thyme and Place Added shop: Orchid Dynasty Added shop: Cactus & Tropicals Added shop: Sun River Gardens Added shop: Shade Home and Garden June 27, 2020 Added shop: Wild Island Collective Added shop: Eden University Heights Added shop: North Park Nursery Added shop: Craftmossphere Added shop: Kiko + Sven Added shop: Hunter's Nursery Inc Added shop: City Farmers Nursery Added shop: Madeline George Garden Design Nursery Added shop: Edwards Greenhouse Added shop: 36TH STREET GARDEN CENTER Added shop: North End Organic Nursery June 26, 2020 Added shop: Botanica Home and Garden Added shop: Green Gardens Nursery Added shop: Cuffel Farms June 25, 2020 Added shop: Flowerdale Nurseries Added shop: Yamaguchi Bonsai Nursery Added shop: Hashimoto Nursery Added shop: Piep Houseplants Added shop: Venice Plants Added shop: Big Red Sun Added shop: Merrihew's Sunset Gardens Added shop: Barrels & Branches Added shop: Dana Point Nursery Added shop: Green Thumb Nursery - Ventura Added shop: Green Thumb Nursery - Canoga Park Added shop: Green Thumb Nursery - Santa Clarita Added shop: Green Thumb Nursery - Lake Forest Added shop: Green Thumb Nursery - San Marcos Added shop: Plant Depot Added shop: Roger's Gardens Added shop: Terra Sol Garden Center Added shop: Folia Collective Added shop: California Cactus Center Added shop: Francis Cactus Succulents Added shop: Theodore Payne Foundation Added shop: Orchid Fever Added shop: Rainforest Flora Added shop: Norman's Orchid Nursery Added shop: Xotx-Tropico Added shop: Andy's Orchids inc Added shop: La Sumida Nursery Added shop: PLANTA Added shop: Leaf and Spine LLC Added shop: Jungle Music Palms Cycads & Tropical Plants Added shop: Bird Rock Tropicals Added shop: Anderson's La Costa Nursery Added shop: Cordova Gardens Added shop: Grow June 7, 2020 Added shop: Succulent Gardens - Nursery and Demonstration Gardens Added shop: Altman Plants Added shop: Bokay Nursery June 6, 2020 Added shop: Fractal Flora Added shop: Central Wholesale Nursery Added shop: Ladera Garden & Gifts Added shop: Evergreen Farm Added shop: Chinelo Design Added shop: Leaf and Vine Urban Plant Shop Added shop: Far West Nursery Added shop: Capitola Nursery Added shop: Alladin Nursery & Gift Shop June 5, 2020 Added shop: Evergreen Garden Center Inc. Added shop: Dig Gardens Added shop: SummerWinds Nursery Added shop: Leafy Added shop: The Tiny Jungle Added shop: Flora Grubb Gardens Added shop: Sloat Garden Center Added shop: The Sill Added shop: Encinal Nursery Added shop: Broadway Terrace Nursery Added shop: Broadway Terrace Nursery Added shop: Crimson Horticultural Rarities Added shop: East Bay Nursery Added shop: Berkeley Horticultural Nursery Added shop: Westbrae Nursery Added shop: Flowerland Nursery Added shop: Annie's Annuals & Perennials Added shop: Cactus Jungle Nursery and Garden shop June 2, 2020 Improved the usability of the shops map. Now, if you select a shop of the list, the map will be zoomed and centered to that point. May 28, 2020 Added 20 shops located in Sacramento. May 24, 2020 Added 25 plant shops from Portland. I still have to contact them. Add 14 images of Maranta Leuconeura Kerchoveana. Added a button so users can recommend shops they like. May 18, 2020 Added 20 plant shops from Seattle. I still have to contact them. May 10, 2020 I collected a list of 190 plant shops in the United states that I'll contact to explain my idea and ask for their stock so I can know what shops have a certain plant. April 5, 2020 The big image of the gallery in the plant page, now has fixed height, so the layout doesn't move. Published some images of Epipremnum Pinnatum Cebu Blue. April 4, 2020 Improved the card design. The image of the card now has a fixed height, it fixes a bug (movement between columns when scrolling). April 2, 2020 Reduced the size of the global.css a 80%. Moved the content of fonts.css to global.css to reduce the number of petitions. April 1, 2020 Updated the buy links for all the sansevierias. March 30, 2020 Launched ChooseYourPlant on producthunt and become the #5 product of the day. March 24, 2020 Read geolocation data in Google Analytics to understand better where are users from. This will allow Chooseyourplant to create relevant content for them. February 29, 2020 Added 7 new images of Alocasia Stingray. Added 6 new images of Monstera Peru. Added a new size when generating images (I generate different sizes that are used for different devices, so the user has to download less data). Reduced the internal padding of the Plant card, so the image has more space. February 26, 2020 Created the thumbnail for social cards when we share the lastest page on social like twitter or facebook. Increased the tappable zone of the links related to plants placed in the footer for accessibility purposes. February 25, 2020
I want people to know how much effort I'm improving chooseyourplant
February 20, 2020
I want people to discover lovely and trusty places to find plants online 🧡! The goal of creating a shared excel to write down shops is because I'm sure there are small shops that ship with all the passion and are not known, some are struggling economically and we can help them, you have a shop to promote or you trust an online shope and want to recommend it.
February 1, 2020
I had the opportunity to explain to almost a hundred people that I'm building chooseyourplant to cover all the phases of a plant acquaintance 🌱. It means includes discover new plants, learn how to take care of them and buy them 💰!
Talk about this amazing community to the Product hunt meetup in Barcelona, Spain. January 25, 2020 Reduced data consumption. Images are loaded only when are shown on the viewport. Load the low resolution images for small devices. January 19, 2020 In the plant profile, we show all the images we have. January 18, 2020 Added links of the plants to some pages to improve the internal linking. January 15, 2020 Added to page of a plant video tutorials made by the community to learn how to take care of it. January 8, 2020
When someone shares a link in any social media such as Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter, your link might generate a preview or not. This is not a random thing, you need to add some meta tags to your page.
Created a thumbnail image for the social cards when someone shared the home page and general links. Created a thumbnail too for "search page". Created a thumbnail too for "contact page". Created a thumbnail too for "supporters page". Created a thumbnail too for "help page". Created a thumbnail too for "sponsors page". January 2, 2019
I want to allow people to give me feedback 🔄 or to express themselves whenever they want, so I can understand them and their needs, and build a product they like 👨💻 and that is useful for everyone 🤗!
Added a "Give feedback box". December 14, 2019
At Chooseyourplant we are looking for Sponsors so we can maintain the project alive and build a beautiful community of house plant lovers.
December 16, 2019
We all want to be sure all plants are OK for our children and pets. To do so, I created a filter for filtering toxic plants.
Added a filters to search plants safe for cats, dogs and children. Added a thumbnail to the home page. December 14, 2019 Redesign the subscription box to get more sign ups. December 14, 2019 Added Google Analytics 📈 to the page. October 20, 2019
Better shareability because of the human readability URL
Created a user-friendly URL for the search page so it's more human readable. September 28, 2019
Improved the performance metrics from 80 to 93 points.
Reduced the size of the images. Started to use the picture html tag to load different extensions so the browser can load the most optimized. Added WebP images (new generation, better compression, less weight). Improved the accessibility of a couple of colors. Added alternative text to the logo. September 24, 2019 🎨 Redesigned the header of the landing page. September 23, 2019 🎉 Released the landing page.