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Sortable spreadsheets to help you find suitable plants more easily

Screenshot of online spreadsheet
Sortable windbreak species spreadsheet using data from PFAF

Plants For A Future is a brilliant online database of useful plants, invaluable for forest gardeners. They also have a lot of additional information in articles and tables. I have taken some of this data to create sortable spreadsheets, which means you can list plants by different characteristics.

Sortable spreadsheets

How to sort a spreadsheet

Screenshot of sort dialog

  1. Open spreadsheet in your browser
  2. Select all the cells (ctrl +a/⌘ + a)
  3. Select the Data menu, then Sort range
  4. Check Data has header row
  5. Choose your sort columns
  6. Sort!

Any suggestions for other sortable tables, just let me know