Garden inspirations from the members of National Garden Bureau.

Garden Apps for Smart Phones, part 2

This must be the time of year we gardeners are focusing our energies on apps! We received so many great responses to additional garden apps that you like and use. So much so that we decided to do a Part 2 listing additional apps we've heard are very helpful and worthwhile.

Continue to let us know if you have other favorite apps! Post them on our Facebook page to share them with others!

Let's Go Garden!
Armitage's Greatest Perennials and Annuals (iPhone version)
(Android version)
"Gardening is not brain surgery, or rocket science - and if I have learned one thing, it is that gardening should never be taken seriously. So have fun. There are no rules." says Armitage.

Use this app to search all plants, or use the filter to search for annuals, perennials or those grown in sun, shade or for foliage or flowers. Scroll through any plant for useful information, swipe through hundreds of photos. Add plants to your list of favorites, and email your list as gift suggestions! For even more excitement, short videos by Dr. Armitage are included where he shares a few gardening hints. Have fun! $4.99
Foolproof Plants for Small Gardens (iPhone version)
(Android version)
Whether your garden is small or large, this app highlights some of the best options for plants that stay a manageable size.
This app is perfect for: 
Beginning gardeners with small yards, balconies or courtyards.
Experienced gardeners who have downsized to a smaller home.
Large-space gardeners in search of inspiration for their smaller garden beds.
Anyone who appreciates an easy-to-navigate plant resource guide with detailed information on a range of high-performing plants. $2.99 
Purdue Tree Doctor (iPhone version)
(Android version)
The Purdue Tree Doctor app has been developed by experts at Purdue University to help people better identify and manage tree problems caused by a variety of factors. Homeowners, landscape professionals, arborists and garden center personnel can all use this app to improve the health of their trees as well as to make knowledgeable specimen selections. 

Purdue Annual Doctor and             Purdue Perennial Doctor
(both iPhone versions)

Two additional apps from Purdue University also designed to help identify and manage problems caused by insects and diseases on hundreds of varieties of annuals and perennials, respectively. 

$0.99 EACH
Geranium Nano Salmon                                     Zinnia Profusion Double Deep Salmon
Bean Furano                                                      Carrot Enterprise
Pepper Mama Mia Rossa                                   Pepper Plato

The use of this information is unrestricted but please credit the National Garden Bureau as the source. 

Founded in 1920, the National Garden Bureau is a non-profit organization whose mission is to disseminate basic instructions for backyard gardeners and those who want to garden, that will inspire them to spend more time outdoors, enjoying all nature has to offer. 
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