Many people enjoy gardening. Whether you consider yourself an expert gardener or just starting out, your smartphone or tablet can come in handy when it comes to maintaining your garden. From tips to rain to garden organization, the following are five of the best gardening apps on the market today.
1. Pocket Garden
If you are growing vegetables in your garden, PocketGarden is a necessity. With this app, you can search through hundreds of vegetables to learn about what you should plant and how to plant it successfully.
If you have planted seeds in your garden, Pocket Garden allows you to keep track of the date you planted and will provide you with current information about harvesting and germination. If you have yet to plant seeds, let Pocket Garden know what you’re planting, and it will tell you the best depth for planting, the perfect spacing and the best watering tips.
The app also contains colorful pictures to physically show you information, not just read about it.
2. Gardening Toolkit
GardeningToolkit has plenty of benefits for the average gardener. If you don’t know what to plant in your garden, Gardening Toolkit will help you decide. It will also tell you the best place to plant certain items in your garden to ensure they grow successfully. You can also keep track of the items in your garden and search for information on your plants. Plus, Gardening Toolkit will help keep you organized by providing you with a to-do list. Now, you know when to water, when to pick vegetables, when to add fertilizer—all in one easy location.
3. Rain Harvest
This is a great app for those gardeners who have a rain barrel or other form of home irrigation system. RainHarvest lets you calculate exactly how much water can fall on your roof during a rainstorm, letting you know exactly how much water you can accumulate and use towards your garden. You can also share your calculations via email, and rain can be calculated in inches or millimeters, depending on your preference.
4. Vegetable Gardening Guide
For those of you planting vegetables in your garden, VegetableGardeningGuide is an essential. This app will provide you with a list of proper tools you will need for your garden, instructions on how to plant and care for your garden, detailed illustrations to give you a visual as well as hyperlinked information.
Along with teaching you how to maintain your garden, Vegetable Gardening Guide will also provide you with the nutritional information on the vegetables in your garden as well as recipes to use them in.
5. Landscaper’s Companion
Landscaper‘sCompanion is designed for those gardeners who enjoy plants, trees and shrubbery. With this app, you can search through over 25,000 plants and receive information, such as the plant’s desired sun exposure, growth rate, mature height, bloom times and water usage. You can also use the app to keep notes on the plants in your garden, and you can upload pictures of your garden for future reference.
About Global Garden Friends, Inc.
Global Garden Friends is an innovative leader in the gardening and hydroponic industries. Founded in 2010 in Santa Rosa, California. Global Garden Friend’s products feature innovative technologies and designs that protect and support plants from the day to day challenges created by nature. Their products allow for a higher yield, more attractive appearance and longer and more efficient plant life.