It's never a bad time to bring some more plants into your life.
Taking care of plants can be daunting, but thankfully we can get a little bit of help with technology. In order to help you be your best gardener or plant parent, so we found the best apps to simplify the process.
Whether you are starting a windowsill herb garden, buying some indoor plants, or planting a garden in your yard, these apps will help you figure out how to care for your plants and remind you to care for them.
There will be no dead plants on these app's watch.
LeafSnap uses artificial intelligence to identify plants. It currently can recognize 90 percent of all known plants and trees. You can take a picture or upload a picture of a plant to the app and it will tell you how to grow it, how much light and water it needs, and much more.
You can download LeafSnap for iOS in the Apple App Store or for Android in the Google Play Store .
2. Smart Plant Home
Smart Plant Home is an all-in-one gardening app. The most helpful feature is the care calendar. Once you add a plant, the app automatically sets up a care calendar that reminds you to water it or complete other tasks depending on the plant. This can come in handy if you're prone to killing plants.
There is also a searchable problem solver, so you can troubleshoot plant diseases and pests. If that doesn't work you can send images of plants and plant diseases to horticulturist experts across the world through the app.
You can download Smart Plant Home for iOS in the Apple App Store or for Android in the Google Play Store .
Planter helps you plan your garden. You choose the size of your plot and then you can add plants. When you select a plant to add, it tells you information like the depth the seeds needs to be planted, how long it takes to harvest, and how much water it needs.
It also tells you which plants are companion plants and which are combative plants and common diseases of the plant.
You can download Planter for iOS in the Apple App Store or for Android in the Google Play Store .
4. Sun Seeker - Tracker & Compass
Sun Seeker is a comprehensive sun tracking app. It can help you track the sun in your yard to choose optimal planting locations for your plants depending on what kind of light they need.
Sun Seeker costs $9.99. You can buy Sun Seeker for iOS in the Apple App Store or for Android in the Google Play Store.
Planta is the perfect app if you're just getting started on your gardening or plant journey. Planta will give you plant recommendations and care reminders for your plants. It also has a light meter so you can figure out what kind of light different parts of your house or yard have. Unlike Smart Home Plan, Planta organizes your plants by location.
You can download Planta for iOS in the Apple App Store or for Android in the Google Play Store.