Smart Phone apps for Gardeners

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Smart Phone Apps for Gardeners

If you’re like us, it’s hard to keep up with technology but technology continues to move forward with an amazing speed. Smart phones continue to get smarter and so do the apps available for gardeners. We’ve rounded up a few apps that our members have created to assist you in being more informed and in having a more successful garden.

Click below for links to download your favorite:

Armitage's Greatest Perennials & Annuals

Armitage’s Greatest Perennials & Annuals

Over 1000 different plants, hundreds of photos, videos, and a deer browsing guide make this product unique. Works on iOS and Androids. Now you can have Dr A’s insights, hints for success and his choices for best varieties in your pocket. The updated App delivers even more information about great plants, great garden centers and even great books in a simple-to-read format.  The new version is easier to navigate and provides an entire book on one small device.

Kale Black Magic

Homegrown with Bonnie’s Plants

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Get help from the Homegrown with Bonnie’s Plants app. Having Homegrown with you in the garden is like having an expert right by your side. It provides a simple, intuitive way to use noted and photos to record and share your garden successes and challenges, plus gives you planting suggestions, growing advice, helpful reminders, a harvest tracker and more.
Garden Time Planner by Burpee

Garden Time Planner by Burpee

The Garden Time app from Burpee is the perfect tool to help gardeners know when to sow, transplant and expect to harvest vegetables and herbs specific to their garden region. The app automatically creates a task list to notify the user when their next sow or transplant date arrives. Included within the app is a full database of plants, local weather, and links to how-to gardening videos. Works best on Android 4.0 devices and above. Runs on Phone and Tablet Devices.
GrowIt! Garden Socially

GrowIt! Garden Socially

Don’t know what flowers to plant in that container on your patio?

GrowIt!™ is here to help you out.

Find out what people are planting in your area. GrowIt!™ lets you Garden Socially. Whether you want to show off your plants, identify a plant you have or find something that will work in your garden; GrowIt!™ has something for every type of gardener.

Suntory Combo Designer

Suntory Combo Designer

Suntory Combo Designer helps you become an awesome gardener! Once on the Suntory website, click on Garden Tools and select Suntory Combo for a fun tool that lets you create stunning flower combinations from a wide range of Suntory Flowers. Also available is the Flower Crush app that allows you to decorate photos with Suntory flowers.

Here is what you get when using Suntory Combo:
1. Choose from a wide variety of Suntory varieties to create your custom combo.
2. Share your creation and discuss with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and other Social Media.

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