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Plants dying? Grass wilting? Find a fix on the web.

Plants dying? Grass wilting? Find a fix on the web. | Gardening | Scoop.it

If you want to be a green thumb but don’t actually like getting down and dirty in your garden, just let the web do the work.

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After  reading  this  article  from   CTV.It   seems to  me   to  be  that  this new technology is taking  out  the  fun  and  all  the  guess work  out  of  gardening.  with  that  our  brain  gets  lazy.

Maybe  its a  way  forward  but  is  it  a  step  back   

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The adaptable vegetable garden planner

The adaptable vegetable garden planner | Gardening | Scoop.it

The Garden Planner from the Old Farmer's Almanac adapts to your own area using our database of over 5000 weather stations. Print your own personalized planting chart showing how many of each plant you require and when to sow, plant and harvest them.


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Thanks to @leafport.com providing Me with info for this New app. It looks really good the only thing I have against these apps & its technical issue is that they do take up a lot of memory space which I found out at my cost with My Samsung galaxy young which now can't update cause google play services has no memory space left
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Gardening Jones's curator insight, January 25, 2015 10:32 AM

Just because you can't plant, doesn't mean you can't play!

Nicolas Bernier's curator insight, January 26, 2015 5:23 AM

For amateur farmers ...

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Gardening goes digital

Gardening goes digital | Gardening | Scoop.it

The explosion of applications for smart phones now includes gardening apps that are actually helpful.

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Search for flowers visually

Search for flowers visually | Gardening | Scoop.it

LikeThat Garden is a visual search app allowing  you to take pictures to identify flowers. Use your mobile  phone camera to find a flower just like that! Simply  take a picture of a flower, and instantly get search  results of your search as well as similar looking  flowers for inspiration and ideas. Get access to  thousands of different species with one amazing  app.  It’s as simple as: Snap It, Explore It, Find It. 

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Ideal  app  for any amateur  garden enthusiast  helps  you  identify  any  plants  in  its  database. Of  course us  professionals know  it  all  anyway. But  with  new  varieties coming  on  the  market these  this  will  help  to  extend  our  knowledge  too.

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Top 5 Gardening Apps You Need Today! | The Garden Glove

Top 5 Gardening Apps You Need Today! | The Garden Glove | Gardening | Scoop.it
Would you have guessed that your smart phone or tablet could be a gardening companion? We have our top 5 picks for gardening apps that you need, today!
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Start your seeds with the "When to Plant" garden app

Start your seeds with the "When to Plant" garden app | Gardening | Scoop.it

By using your ZIP code and a database of almost 5,000 weather stations across North America, the When to Plant app locates average frost dates for your garden from the nearest station, and calculates the best range of planting dates for each crop.

 

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I like this  idea for all  budding  ehthusiast  out  there  save  a  lot  of  time  and  effort  with  books. 

Thanks  to  @Mary Anne Lynch @leafport.com &

@Mary Anne Lynch @leafport.com

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Betty Fitzgerald's curator insight, December 27, 2013 1:41 PM

No more safekeeping crumpled piles of empty seed packets! 

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Favorite gardening apps

Favorite gardening apps | Gardening | Scoop.it

In an attempt to learn more about gardening in general, I have recently explored a few apps on my iPhone. I have 6 gardening apps right now, but I only really use two. I am sure I will find more in future searches.

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whats  your  favourate  app

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Richard Spencer's comment, July 1, 2013 2:45 AM
Hi there Mary
Richard Spencer's comment, July 1, 2013 2:49 AM
I cant think of any yet of hand but depending on your mobile either it a blackberry or nexus or android I know that google have an app called google eyes that scan pictures and thing and then gives you the info pls note its a beta stage so in some cases it will work and some it wont