Garden Apps for the iPhone


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PlantSnap (iPhone)

Have you ever been out and about and wondered what species that beautiful plant, flower or tree is? PlantSnap is a mobile application for iOS, Android, and Windows built to help you identify plants with one snap. Simply take a picture of the plant, and PlantSnap will tell you what it is in seconds.

Powered by deep learning and artificial intelligence, PlantSnap is changing the game for plant identification. Our database is international, our results are instantaneous, and our responses will always be free

Homegrown with Bonnie Plants (iPhone)

The ultimate app for beginner and experienced gardeners.

FREE gardening resource – Learn how to grow, track your harvest and get expert tips for gardeners of all levels!

Your personal gardening mentor in your pocket:

● Notes – Track your garden’s progress through the seasons, including planting, watering, feeding, and harvesting.
● My Garden – Browse info on more than 250 veggies & herbs, then create a list for your garden.
● Learn to Grow – Access a series of guides that provide the basics for success.
● Weather – See current and predicted weather for your locale, including rainfall.
● Photos – Create a visual history of everything you grow.
● Sharing – Share photos and notes to social networks.

Built by Bonnie Plants, the most trusted provider of vegetable and herb plants

LeafSnap (iPhone)

Is that pretty tree a dogwood, a white birch or another variety? With Leafsnap, you simply take a photograph of a leaf against a white background (a sheet of paper), and this electronic field guide will help you identify it. It’s Northeast-centric right now, but will be expand across the nation soon

Smart Plant (iPhone)

Struggling to take care of all the plants in your garden?
Spotted a fantastic flower on your way to work?
Horticulturally Hopeless?

From first bloomers to amateur gardeners, now everyone can be a budding botanist with SmartPlant. Our experts provide the name and a touch of expert advice on pictures of any plant or pest photos that you submit. You can also have a quick chat with them about your puzzling plant or intrusive pest.

Yard and Garden Ideas & Gardening (iPhone)

Love Plants?
Love Gardening?

All kinds of Yard and Garden Design Ideas in the palm of your hands.  In this application, you can get 1000s of images of farms,gardens,flowers & farmhouses.

Once you’ve downloaded the perfect image you can save it to your wallpaper for everyone to see on your home screen (very personalized screen!)

Grow You Own Organic Herbs (iPhone)

Grow Your Own Organic Herbs” from Garden.  Organic is a FREE handy, quick-reference tool, providing tips and advice for all those who want to start growing organic herbs.

Grow Your Own Organic Herbs” is ideal for those with no experience who want to start organic gardening. It makes a useful quick reference tool for more experienced gardeners and is also recommended for children, the gardeners of the future.

Grow Your Own Organic Herbs” is the companion app to our other apps, “Grow Your Own Vegetables”, “Grow Your Own Organic Fruits”, “Home Composting” and “Organic Gardening Guidelines”.

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iScape (iPhone)

Wish you could see how your home would look with professional landscaping? With the iScape app, you can create a digital model of your home’s front yard. Feature your favorite plants, so you can see the design before digging at all.

Perennial Match (iPhone)

You might love two flowers side by side, but they might not love to grow that way. Build a garden that works with your sunlight, climate zone and even height preferences with the Perennial Match app. Just plug in your requirements, and you’ll find plants that thrive together

Garden Compass Plant and Disease ID (iPhone)

Why are your jade plant’s leaves curling? What are those white things all over your mint? Snap a photo and send it to the experts with this app, and you’ll get a diagnosis and suggestions to cure the problem. You can also ask the experts to identify any plant you don’t recognize.

Garden Plan Pro (iPhone)

Your area might seem ideal for growing cucumbers, but the weather might say otherwise. This smart app uses data from 6,500 weather stations to recommend the best seasons to grow. Input the plants you pick, and you’ll receive reminders of when to plant them.

Lanscaper’s Companion (iPhone)

The most comprehensive plant guide on iPhone!  Enjoyed by thousands of gardeners and landscape professionals world-wide, Landscaper’s Companion is the #1 reference guide to all plants including trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials. Containing information on over 26,000 plants and 21,000 pictures, Landscaper’s Companion makes an excellent resource for the casual gardener, professional landscaper, aspiring botanist, or anyone looking for a simple, easy to use plant guide.

iGarden USA (iPhone)

iGarden is a comprehensive compilation of fruit and vegetable harvesting schedules based on your designated zone. When any particular seed is selected, helpful information such as days to harvest, planting depth, space between rows and optimum germination temperatures is offered. Each entry also includes recommended insecticides to keep your plants pest-free.

Veronica’s Garden Tracker (iPhone)

Have you ever forgotten what vegetable you have planted, and where? This iPad-only app allows you to keep a visual journal of your vegetable garden. Veronica’s Garden Tracker also gives you a place to keep track of planting dates, notes on vegetable-destroying pests that you may have in your garden, when to fertilize, varietals, and more. There are not as many options in this app as Garden Tracker – Bumper Crop, but this app certainly does its job.

Garden Time Planner (iPhone)

This universal app is decent for figuring out when you should plant your herbs and vegetables, giving you tips all the way up until the best time to harvest your crop. Garden Time Planner provides weather tips for your area, a database chock full of plants, and more. One major drawback is the fact that the app’s developer, Burpee, wants you to buy your items from them. Pushing sales gets in the way of all things gardening.

Plantifier (iPhone)

The FlowerChecker app uses real botanists to identify unknown plants, moss, fungus and even lichen, perhaps therefore making it the most accurate of the apps. Available from the App Store

IPflanzen (iPhone)

Rather than using photographs to recognise plants/flowers, iPflanzen requires you to enter criteria such as leaf shape or fruit colour in order to figure out the mystery. In conjunction with their other apps – iGarten and iForest – extremely detailed and interesting information can easily be found.

Picture This!

Meet PictureThis, an exciting new plant identification app!  How do you use a plant identifier? It’s simple. Just take or submit a photo to instantly and accurately identify thousands of plants, flowers, or trees, and then learn more about them with a detailed description – all in less than a second.

Pl@ntNet (iPhone)

Pl@ntNet is an image sharing and retrieval application for the identification of plants.

It is developed by scientists from four French research organisations (Cirad, INRA, Inria and IRD), and the Tela Botanica network, with the financial support of Agropolis fondation.

Among other features, this free app helps identifying plant species from photographs, through a visual recognition software. Plant species that are well enough illustrated in the botanical reference database can be easily recognized.

This app works on different territories, the species list is available through the application. The number of species and the number of images used by the application evolve with contributions of end users to the project.