Nowadays, there is an app for everything; from games and quirky gizmos to useful tools like dictionaries and study tools.
When is comes to gardening, you got it, there’s an app for that too. In fact, there are a whole host of interesting and useful gardening apps to have on your phone.
Then based up the weather conditions and any scheduled frosts, the app calculates the ideal time to plant. No more leaving your planting to chance; get the most out of each harvest by using this app.
In addition, the Organic Gardening Planting Planner also offers useful advice about selecting plants for your climate and how to tend your garden.
This app makes gardening easy and accessible, especially for the newbie gardener.
Also known as the Landscapers Companion, this app is the gardener’s ultimate reference guide.
This guide offers everything you could want to know about pests, planting times, as well as useful facts about thousands of different trees, shrubs, flowers and every other plant species.
For $1.99, receive access to the Gardening Toolkit. This app includes useful tips about planting as well and includes thousands of photos.
However, the best feature of this app is the planting tracker; through the Gardening Toolkit’s interactive feature, keep track of what plants you have planted where in your garden.
In addition, you can make yourself important reminders and keep track of when and where you have watered.
Available for the iPhone and iPad, A Garden Life app keeps gardeners and garden enthusiasts up to date with all of the latest trends and information from gardening pros.
This magazine style app offers gardeners various articles to read, including gardening tips and tricks.
Learn about different methods of harvesting crops, how to deal with pests, managing your garden, and various other interesting gardening facts. A must have gardening app for every plant enthusiast.
This is one of the more expensive gardening apps out there with a price tag of $9.99. However, the Garden Pro also includes many incredibly useful features.
Access a wide plant database to select what you want to plant, then use the app’s calendar feature to figure out when is the best time to plant it.
Garden Pro also keeps you up to date on the weather forecast and offers useful tidbits of advice on crop rotation.
Available for both Android and iPhone users, Bugs in the Garden helps you identify the most frequent garden pests and critters.
This app offers an extensive encyclopedia, including pictures, of a multitude of insects, from larvae to their adult stages, to help you identity which pesky bugs are eating at your plants.
Garden Buddy is the ultimate guide for figuring out and finding your every gardening need.
From tools and pots to seeds and fertilizers, the Garden Buddy not only tells you how much of which and what supplies you will need for your gardening projects, but entering in your zip code, the app also identifies the closest gardening supply store in your area.
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The ultimate guide in gardening apps, The Ultimate Gardening Guide contains dozens of different do it yourself videos, and hundreds of quality photographs.
Learn about various kinds of plant species and write memos for yourself about your own garden species.
This app is ideal for those who have large plots. The Garden Tracker allows you to design and plan your garden from your phone.
Rearrange crops and redesign to your hearts content until you have found the perfect set up for your plot. The Garden Tracker also offers feature to enable users to keep track of watering, planting and feeding times.
Sometimes gardening is just as much a science as it is an art. The Harvest Landscape Calculator will tell you exactly how much soil you need for each of your crops.
Likewise, the Fertilizer Calculator figures out the precise amount of fertilizer needed for each of your gardening projects.
Also through these apps, learn about how to compost and subsequently how to use your compost to feed and nourish your plants.
Not sure when is the best time to plant? Sprout It will take you through the entire process.
From selecting the best seeds based on your climate, to figuring out when to plant and how long to expect your harvest to take, Sprout It offers advice whether you are a seasoned gardener, new to planting or simply trying out a few different plants this season.
Planting fruits is a completely different process from vegetables or flowers. This app offers all of the basic about how to get starting planting your fruits, including pest control and common plant diseases to be aware of.
Keep track of your planting progress and leave yourself notes and reminders.
The Vegetable Tree app allows users to plan their tasty vegetable garden from the convenience of their phone; figure out plotting, leave yourself reminders and track your planting progress.
The Vegetable Tree app also includes tips for many commonly planted vegetables.
Use this app to figure out the optimal locations for sun exposure. The Sun Seeker will calculate the precise placement for receiving hours of sunlight a day.
Upon opening this app, users will enter their zipcode. This will set the app to your current climate zone. From there users can see a list of recommended plants based upon your location.
Next, receive tips and advice on how to care for your plants. Gardenate also allows you access to an online community where you can receive advice, support, and share stories with fellow gardeners.
Currently available for Android users, ColdSnap is an app that lets you know when a deadly plant frosts or low temperatures are on the horizon.
Users can set the app for their specific zip code; ColdSnap will then send out alerts enabling gardeners a chance to protect their plants before the frost hits.
When you download the app, you can select which weather station you would like ColdSnap to collect its data from. A simple and straightforward app, ColdSnap is a basic no frills application, but serves its purpose well.
Not sure what a particular plant or flower is? No problem, there’s an app for that. It’s called the Garden Compass Plant. This free app helps gardeners identify unknown species that they come across.
Plants can be searched based upon certain features, or you can take a picture of the plant and then the app will pair it with the closest match.
In case you come across a species you find especially breathtaking, the Garden Compass Plant app also offers a “buy now” feature; once you have identified the plant species in question, you can buy the seeds through the app.