If you love your garden space and enjoy the challenge of growing your own fruit and vegetables you will no doubt be itching to start putting your planting plans into place once spring is approaching.
Here is a look at how you can make the most of some useful apps to enhance your gardening plans. Including a way to plan out your space, help with starting a kitchen garden, how the moon could be your guide, and a way to access expert gardening guidance on your phone.
Carry your plans around with you
There are a number of apps around that can help you to plan a way to put your growing space to maximum use and one that is popular with gardeners is GardenPlanPro.
The app gives you access to a large database of different plants and varieties and it allows you to design a plan that works for your garden and should help to give you a productive fruit, herb, and vegetable harvest.
You also get planting remembers when it’s time to plant your chosen crops, so you don’t miss a trick and have the chance to make the most of every growing season.
You might also want to download a weather app by Apalon Apps so that you can get a good idea of what conditions are going to be like throughout the day and looking ahead to the rest of the week and beyond.
Get help with your kitchen garden
If you like the idea of getting a kitchen garden established but need a bit of guidance on how to go about it, you might want to download an app like Gardroid.
This app aims to give you the lowdown on things like suitable sowing and harvesting periods, what fruit and vegetables you might find easier to grow, and also provides some useful information on how to protect and care for your crops.
Let the moon guide you
Keen gardeners are often interested in hearing about new ideas and methods that could help them transform their garden and enjoy bountiful crops, which is why the idea of moon gardening has gained in popularity.
It is believed by a number of gardeners that the moon phase has a strong influence on how successfully your plants grow.
Take a look at apps like Moon and Garden, and Moon Gardening, to see how plants are naturally dependent on lunar phases and how to sync your organic planting in line with these phases.
Help with plants and pests
You tend to learn on the job with gardening and as your knowledge grows you become more confident and competent, but in the meantime, there are going to be some blanks that you could with help filling in.
If you use an app like Garden Compass, it lets you identify a plant species and if you are having issues with a pest infestation, you can also ask for some tips and suggestions using the app to get the answers you are looking for.
If you are ready for another fulfilling growing season in your garden, make sure you have some apps to hand that will help you get the best return for your efforts.