The Three Best Spring Gardening Apps for the iPhone

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The spring gardening season is right around the corner, so why not start downloading new gardening apps to your iPhone that are designed specifically for this time of the year? There are countless apps on the market that are created to inform you of everything you could possibly need to know about gardening, whether you have a green thumb or not. Check out some of our favorites below.

VR Gardens – 3D Design Planner

Having trouble visualizing your garden? This app uses Virtual Reality to help you imagine the possibilities. Predefined gardens are included but they can be customized to the dimensions of your available space. An advanced plant database is included. After your garden is designed, you can save images of it to share with family and friends.

Garden Tracker

With this app, you can create a virtual map of your gardening space, allowing you to plot out your whole garden ahead of time. First, you’ll begin by choosing the number of columns and rows you want. Then, you’ll fill in your allotted space with some of the app’s pre-loaded vegetables and herbs. Here, you even have the option to add in some of your own. Remember, the Garden Track is fully customizable. You’ll find tons of useful information on your garden based on the moves you make. Of course, this includes tips on spacing, watering, soil temperature and planting depth.

Essential Garden Guide Lite

It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, the free Essential Garden Guide Lite app is a must-have. That’s because it’s a comprehensive guide full of everything you need to know for both small and large gardens alike. Here, you’ll find lots of tips to help you out in the field. It also gives detailed information on a wide variety of vegetables. That’s not all, though. The Essential Garden Guide app even provides you with planning suggestions and charts for soil preparation, growing and harvesting. With this app on your iPhone or iPad, you’ll never feel in the dark about what steps to take.