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Despite this extra cold winter and Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow, spring is almost here. And for those with a green thumb (and those like me, who have a black thumb but just keep trying), it’s time to start thinking about the garden.
Samsung's WW9000 washing machine lets you control the entire wash cycle with a smartphone app.
Plus, the "Gardening" option will adjust settings to clean grass and mud stains. :-)
This is a virtual flower planting designer for your garden or patio. To use: First, select your preferred pots from the three types available. Next, drag your choice of flowers from the flower list on the right then drag it onto the selected pots. Next, click OK button to view your group planting images. And finally, click the restart button to try other combination plantings.
In order to identify and learn more about how a certain bug will affect your garden, use apps that will provide you with quick and reliable info.
The explosion of applications for smart phones now includes gardening apps that are actually helpful.
Curious.com offers free, bite-sized online video lessons, how-to DIY projects, and community.
We're keeping an eye on this site for gardening videos -- and you can teach there too. Apps for iPhone and iPad are available.
Gro Garden 1.0 for iOS is the fun place to learn about organic gardening and sustainable farming. Kids get to learn and understand environmental issues in a simple and entertaining way. Connie the Compost and her friends the Micro organisms live under the trees in your Gro Garden, right next to the animals, and they love old food scraps! When you feed Connie and her friends, magic things start to happen.
Jelly's free app for Apple Inc.'s iPhone and phones running Google's Android allows people to tap into the collective knowledge within their networks on Twitter's short-messaging service and Facebook's online hangout to find answers about things that puzzle them. The questions are accompanied with a photo of the object that triggered the curiosity.
I imagine this app being used among your gardening friends in your social circles to help ID a plant or pest.
Most weather apps are usually loaded with a ton of features, intrusive UI elements and complex settings. Solar, on the other hand, aims to remain as simple and minimal as possible; it’s a pretty straight-forward weather app with no complicated options. The UI looks absolutely stunning thanks to the gradient background that changes with the weather condition. The top portion of the gradient represents the weather while the bottom part indicates the temperature.
For some reason, developers love weather applications. Given there are various sources for the data, it ties in to the sensors on a smartphone, and provides endless options to experiment with displays and interfaces.
And gardeners love weather apps too. Hey, we need to know!
As for what a mobile app should do for your business, there are endless resources to dive into on this topic, but at the heart of it, the app needs to either add value for your customers or add efficiencies to your internal processes. This article provides some app examples you can use.
When there’s little going on in the garden, it’s a perfect time to scheme and dream about how to revamp and revitalize your outdoor space. This eclectic set of apps can help.
Many popular games from iOS and other platforms are gradually making their way to the Windows Phone OS. Recently, a popular iOS game dubbed as Flower Garden is now available for Windows Phone devices.
Plant Trivia is a simple game to help you learn 200 plant names and pictures. The game is pretty simple: You start with 60 seconds on the clock. Each correct answer is worth 5 points on the first try, 3 on the second, 2 on the third, and 0 on the last try. When you’re done, save your score and share the results on Facebook!
A complete review of Parrot Flower Power, a device/app combo which analyzes the growing conditions of your plants and sends you the results. Once inserted in the plant’s soil, either in a pot or open ground, the sensor monitors ambient temperature, fertilizer, light intensity and soil moisture.
GrowGuide helps you plan a vegetable garden by informing you what you can sow, harden off, or transplant, week by week, based on your frost dates, in just a few steps.
This web app will work on any mobile device.
Get the latest in-depth local, regional and national weather video, forecasts, maps, radar, news, satellite maps and alerts on WeatherNationtv.com and on mobile apps for Apple and Android.
Their broadcast on the Internet is just what you'd get on cable or satellite -- no storm shows, just the weather 24/7.
Many homeowners are now beginning to embrace the art of gardening as a hobby, a stress outlet, a method of adding landscaping appeal to their homes, and to increase their property value. Whatever the reason you may have to start gardening, you are on the right path by searching for apps that can help you improve your garden no matter the size.
Your Smartphone really can help you become a better gardener.
Users will be able to download a "GrowRecipes" app and input what foods they’re growing. The app will then tell the "Cube" exactly how to control the microclimate – everything from grow time, to light levels, to watering schedule – to ensure that your plants grow perfectly every time.