Spring Garden Tips
Garden Apps - National Garden Bureau

Paging through garden catalogs, looking at new varieties and old favorites while dreaming of the season ahead is a long-standing tradition with gardeners. And all the new garden planning websites and apps can help us turn these beautiful visions into reality.

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mgm audio 013114 phone appDo an internet search before starting this year's garden plan. Try searches like Garden Planner, Vegetable Garden Planner or Garden Planning software. You will be amazed by the many free options from very basic to a bit more complex.

Once your plan is in place you'll be ready to head to the garden center. But this can be overwhelming, even for seasoned gardeners. Use one or more of the gardening apps to help with your plant selection.

And the on-line help doesn't end there. Many Universities, publications and plant companies have mobile apps to help you keep your garden healthy and productive. Visit the National Garden Bureau's website for a list of gardening apps, information on plants and gardening resources.

A bit more information: Having trouble finding the National Garden Bureau articles on garden apps? Click here for their archive section as well as here for part 2.

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