Spring. The official start is just around the corner. And there’s no better way to get excited about spring than planning your garden. We have some great apps sure to be appreciated by anyone hoping to develop a green thumb and a bountiful harvest.
The Garden Plan Pro app for the iPad is costly – $10 – but if you are into gardening, this is the app for you. This app helps you design a garden of any size or shape . It recognizes your exact climate, giving recommended planting and harvesting dates for your area. Tell it the crop and it spaces them correctly. It’s only limitation is it only works on Apple devices.
For Android phones and tablets – and the iPhone and iPad – you may want to try the excellent Landscapers Companion. This is a very powerful app for not just vegetable gardens but all types of plantings. It helps you with 26,000 different plants and has 21,000 photos to help you. Cost is $5. It also works on your desktop computer.
If something less ambitious is fine for you, try the free Gardening Guide app for the iPhone. It has basic planting and growing info on the most popular vegetables. It lacks a lot of sophistication but is a good quick reference guide.