Helpful Gardening Apps

Gardening Apps

Use These Smartphone or Tablet Apps to Plan Your Garden

You know the phrase “There’s an app for everything these days”. Well, as far as gardening goes, it’s true! I came across some gardening planner apps in Google Play that I think every gardener will love. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned gardener, these five apps are a must-have for any gardener!


Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars – Cost $.99

All the information you need to “grow your own” and enjoy your successful vegetable garden. Record your planting information and keep it synced on all your phones!

  • Winner of 2012 Northern Inland Innovation Awards Professional Services category
  • Recommended in New York Times '10 freshest picks' for gardening apps 2012.

The “Planting Now” calendar lists the vegetables and herbs you can plant every month, and adapts to your preferred planting dates – ideal if you use a greenhouse or cloche.

Use the ‘Wish List' to plan your garden and record your seed and seedling purchases ready for planting.

gardenate app

Contains a detailed guide to growing 90+ of the most popular garden vegetables, with local planting information for the USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and the UK.

Plant lists for planning your garden, detailed growing information on plants, and hints and tips from the community at

All the information is on your phone and there is no need for a Wi-Fi connection while using the app, except if you choose to sync to your other phones!

Features include:

  • Local planting calendar for 90+ of the most popular garden vegetables, herbs, and soft fruits.
  • Wish list for planning your garden and tracking your seed purchases.
  • Add your own plants
  • Add your own notes to any plants to record the best varieties and successes and failures.
  • Use ‘My Garden' to track your plantings, with the predicted harvest dates to assist in your garden planning. Add notes and photos.
  • General diary notes with photos and Markdown text formatting.
  • Print out planting and diary notes or save or email as PDF.
  • “Share your garden” will sync your plantings and notes with your other phones and tablets, Android and iOS.

Our app uses the ‘Identity' permission to create an account so you can (optionally) share your garden with your other phones and tablets. It doesn't read any other accounts. It uses the ‘Photos/Medias/Files' permission so you can take photos in the app and attach them to your notes and planting details. It doesn't access any other files.

Download this app here!

Vegetable Garden – Yum Garden

Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars – Free

Home & kitchen garden planner is a must app for both a starter and an experienced gardener who want to learn more and take control over the gardening and planting tasks (like watering).

Kitchen garden planner allows you to define a variety of alarms for each vegetable or herb in your garden and get reminders when an action (like planting) should be performed on a vegetable or herb.

vegetable garden - yum garden app

With Home & kitchen garden planner, you will know the best companion plant for your vegetable, and you will water your plants on time.


  • Companion planting catalog for herbs and vegetables
  • Define alarms and scheduling for different activities on the plant
  • Track the growth and health of your plants
  • Track expense for your plants
  • Track images for your plant

Download this app here!

Gardroid – Vegetable Garden

Rating 4.0 out of 5 stars – Free

Have you always wanted a kitchen garden but you have no idea how to get started? Gardroid helps you to harvest your own vegetables by providing useful information about the cultivation methods of various vegetables.

This app provides:

  • Suitable sowing and harvesting periods
  • The desired temperature to sow
  • Helpful tips for taking care of the plant
  • The right sowing depth, row distance and spacing between plants
  • Track the progress of your vegetables
  • Gardroid allows you to put the probable harvesting day for each plant in your calendar, so you have an idea when you’ll be able to enjoy your fresh crops!

Download this app here!

Vegetable Garden Ideas

Rating 3.4 out of 5 stars – Free

Only have a small space for your veggie garden? Want to plan a garden that's both beautiful and productive?

No problem! Get ideas for growing your own crops in pots, pocket gardens, and clever raised beds.

Download this app here!

Organic Gardening

Rating 3.5 out of 5 stars – Free

organic gardening app

Organic Gardening is about an essential quick guide on organic gardening.

Table of Contents of Organic Gardening:

  • Why Garden Organically?
  • Planning Your Organic Vegetable Garden
  • Growing Your Organic Vegetable Garden
  • Why Grow an Organic Herb Garden?
  • Growing an Organic Herb Garden
  • You Have Organically Grown Herbs, Now What?
  • Organic Garden Fertilizers
  • Organic Gardening Compost
  • Why Use Organic Pest Control?
  • How to Control Garden Pests Organically
  • How to Bring Your Organic Plants Indoors; for Easy Year
  • Round Growth
  • Organic Container Gardening
  • Organic Hydroponic Gardening

Download this app here!

All information in this article has been courtesy of Google Play!

Other gardening apps that you may enjoy can be found here in Google Play.

If you have had success with a gardening app, please share your experience with us in the comment section below!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Mar 2, 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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