Gardening Apps for Windows 8

Technology has found it’s way to practically every nook and cranny of our lives, so why should the garden be any different? The weather is warming up and it’s time to start planning our gardens. I usually just do a patio herb garden, but this year I plan to expand the garden outdoors. Being a little out of my element when it comes to gardening, I am turning to gardening apps for a little guidance. A few years ago I might have driven to the library and lugged home a stack of gardening books, but instead I’ll be embracing technology and using some handy gardening apps.

Gardening Apps for Windows 8

Here are several gardening apps for Windows 8 and 8.1 users that seem rather useful:

Gardener’s Calendar (FREE)
Description: Gardener’s calendar provide the best way, to synchronize your garden care with the moon cycles. Moons gravity influence soil water and growth of the flowers and herbs. If you start to follow laws of the nature, you will see great results in growth and quality of your garden or indoor plants. This application will provide you information, when is the best day for planting, sowing, watering or mow the lawn.

Features include: Suggestions for the current day, weekly view, monthly calendar with lunar cycle, weather forecast based on your GPS location, and Gardening News via RSS feed.

Gardening Apps for Windows 8 - Gardener's Calendar

Fine Gardening (FREE)
Description: Enjoy Fine Gardening – your go-to resource for ideas and information. Convenient digital delivery includes unique bonus features and enhancements: linkable and searchable content, slide shows, plans, new varieties, seasonal reports, and more.

Written for passionate gardeners, Fine Gardening provides inspired ideas backed by detailed instructions for creating healthy gardens, outdoor rooms, and beautiful landscapes suited to the region. Horticulturists, nurserymen, and designers share their expertise on plants, care, soil, eco-friendly pest control, propagation, design, and landscaping.

Gardening Apps for Windows 8 - Fine Gardening

Garden Basics (FREE)
Description: You got questions – we got answers. Here you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions here at The Great Outdoors. This application can help you! All necessary information you need to know about gardening is here.

Gardening Apps for Windows 8 - Garden Basics

Garden Guardian (FREE)
Description: It provides information about Gardening of various plants and flowers.It provides tips and conditions in which various plants and flower can be grown like shrubs,vines,roses etc.

Gardening Apps for Windows 8 - Garden Guardian

Gardening Guides (FREE)
Description: Learn how to garden from experts. With beginner guides to more advanced techniques. If you love to garden or simply looking to spruce up your backyard this app guide is for you.

Gardening Apps for Windows 8 - Gardening Guides

There are so many great free apps to choose from! I think one of the most convenient things about using a gardening app is that you can easily bring the app outdoors on your Windows 8 phone or tablet. I’m looking forward to using some these apps to help my garden grow.

What are your favorite Windows 8 apps for Spring?

Disclosure: I am a Windows Champions Blogger for 2014. As part of my participation in the program I will have the opportunity to try out new products and promotions.

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  1. says

    These are some really cool apps for Windows 8. I’ll have to check them out once I upgrade from Windows 7. I really like the Gardener’s Calendar app.

  2. saminder gumer says

    i never knew there were gardening apps at all. now i do and i will be looking for these on android and ipad as well. thanks.

  3. ellen beck says

    I dont have windows 8 but do have an ipad 1 and have a few gardening apps . I need to get the calendar – I am in an odd zone and never know when to plant!

  4. says

    I am still in the process of actually learning how to use Windows 8 on my new laptop! This is a great app for those that garden. The photos are beautiful!

  5. Julie Wood says

    These are great gardening apps for Windows! I will have to take a look at it and see how it can help me.

  6. says

    The calendar app looks great! I actually just picked up some seed packets at lunch. Looking forward to really planning (and planting) my garden soon.

  7. says

    There certainly is an app for everything these days. These look useful – I never know what plants I can and should plant for my area – I hope one of these can tell me that!

  8. says

    I love this! I’m going to download it right now. I though Spring was finally here but woke up to more snow this morning! Soon though I can start planting.

  9. says

    I have such a black thumb that my phone would probably explode if I used a gardening app.

    I’ll send this to my mother who will love it and use it and grow amazing things. :)

  10. says

    I have a brown thumb and usually end summer with a few veggies. This will be helpful to keep track and make sure I save some of my garden.

  11. Alecia says

    I don’t have Windows 8 but some of these apps would be really helpful. Maybe I should consider upgrading my operating system.

  12. says

    They really do have an app for everything. I don’t have Windows 8, but I’ll have to check out what kind of gardening apps my Android has.

  13. says

    I am not a planter or garnder of any kind. I have no green thumb at all, but this would be great for those who do that kind of stuff.

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