Fun Apps to Help with Spring Gardening or Landscaping

Do you enjoy gardening and landscaping? Well if you do, you can now utilize your iPod, iTouch, iPad or smart phone to do what you love. Ence Homes suggests these four fun apps to help with spring gardening or landscaping at your new homes in St. George, UT residence.Master Gardener Pocket Guide – Available for Android users at $1.49, this interactive app is truly a pocket guide for gardeners. You’ll learn all you need to know about gardening and be able to reference the 700 horticulture and gardening terms and concepts while planning what you want to do for your spring garden. Included in this app are flashcards, quizzes and a dictionary. You can text message a quiz to your friend and also have incorrect quiz results sent to your email.Garden Design with Jamie Durie – Durie, the HGTV personality, horticulturalist and landscape designer, gives you the scoop on gardening in this $2.99 app available through iTunes. Not only will you be able to get handy tips, see Jamie’s garden, find plants through the plant finder, share photos of your garden but see the gardens of other app users. You can also have a chance to have Jamie himself visit your garden by uploading a photo of your new homes in St. George, UT garden to their app via Facebook.

iScape – This is a landscaper’s dream where the use of creativity and colors are infused. With this app, you’re able to view the various landscaping options before even starting. You can play around with the placement of items, change up the type of mulch you’ll use, add a walkway and furniture and make sure your options are conducive to the overall design. Your kids can even get involved by creating their own vision. There’s a $4.99 version and free download version for iPhone and iPad users.

Dirr’s Tree and Shrub Finder – The Dirr’s Tree and Shrub Finder by Timber Press, Inc. is one of the more expensive apps at $14.99, but is definitely well worth it. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch or iPad’s this app is for industry professionals and the home gardener alike who are interested in trustworthy info on woody landscape plants. You’ll find over 9400 plants, can sort by scientific and common name and contains 7600 photographs. It’s very user friendly and you’ll have so much knowledge at your fingertips when working in your new homes in St. George, UT yard or looking up information on the go.

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