In today’s day and age, apps can be the perfect place to spend your free time, but they can also be a great resource to learn new techniques and skills. We’ve reviewed several gardening apps to find our favorites. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert in gardening, the following apps can improve your accuracy when it comes to planting, caring for and harvesting your garden.
From Seed to Spoon
If this is your first time gardening and you have no clue where to start, this app might be perfect for you.
From Seed to Spoon takes you step by step through the gardening process, starting with which crops to plant and ending with delicious recipes that include what your garden produces.
This app includes guides for planting, treating and growing your new garden. You also have the ability to post new pictures of your garden on other social media platforms and learn how to prepare meals with the plants you grow.
Supported on: iOS systems
WaterMe – Gardening Reminders
If you’re the type of gardener who forgets to water their plants, WaterMe-Gardening Reminders has you covered.
After a long day, we know chores are sometimes the last thing on your mind. This app makes it easy to remember to water your plants throughout the day. Once you’ve planted the seeds, you just log them into the reminders system in the app. From there, it’ll remind you daily to water your plants when you get home.
Supported on: iOS 11 or later
Cost: Free with in-app purchases
Garden Answers Plant ID
Apps can be a very resourceful tool to help you improve your techniques or gain a new skill. The app Garden Answers Plant ID allows you to ask questions about different plants in your garden and learn the best way to treat them so they flourish.
This simple interface gives you easy access to tips and answers to complicated questions you might have about gardening. If you see a plant but don’t know what type it is, this app has your back. It has the ability to identify plants and accurately give you plenty of details about how to grow the plant in your own garden.
If you’re an experienced gardener who wants to keep up with the latest trends in landscaping and gardening techniques, Garden Compass is the app for you! With just a $5.99 monthly membership, this app keeps you up to date with all the new gardening techniques.
It allows you to have the ability to scan a plant and get information on how to grow it in your garden. You can also communicate with local experts to discuss the needs for your area. Plus, you’ll get reminders to water your garden. The app even allows you to create your own digital garden via your smartphone.
Cost: $5.99 monthly membership
My Green Space
If you just moved to a new area and have no idea how to garden there, we have the right app for you.
My Green Space allows you to pick the best plant varieties for the place that you live in. It analyzes your area, the amount of sunlight your garden will get and the season to help you pick the best plants. It also gives you details about each plant and the ability to set up reminders so you don’t forget to water them.
Lastly, within the app, it’ll show you the best place to buy supplies in your area, making it a really good app if you are planning on starting a garden in a new or unfamiliar landscape and climate.
Whether you’re just testing the waters of gardening or already have a lush garden, there’s an app for you! Already have a favorite app that you use to help you garden? Share it in the comments below!
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