Garden Buddy: App for the iPhone Gardener has released our first App on the Itunes App store this week, it is a tool that helps people with some of the most common “Garden Math” needed for ordering bulk gardening materials building ponds and provides a planting guide.

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Garden Buddy is a handy little App that simplifies common lawn and garden calculations.

This version of Garden Buddy is for the North American market and uses inches, feet and pounds, and cubic yards as it measurement units, a metric version will be available soon.

Garden Buddy includes the following tools:

Area calculator
(Provides square feet for round, rectangular and triangular gardens)

Mulch and topsoil calculator
( calculates number of cubic yards to order for a given area and depth )

Plant quantity calculator
( provides number of plants required to fill an given area with standard spacing)

Sod calculator
( Easily calculates how many pieces and pallets of sod to order for an area)

Fertilizer calculator
( Provides quantity of fertilizer to apply based on soil test)

Pond calculator
( Calculates number of gallons , recommended pump size and liner size based on measurements)

Materials coverage quick reference
(Provides a handy reference table of coverage of various materials for a given area and depth.)

Planting Data on 47 common vegetables
(Includes  planting months, row spacing, plant spacing, how much to plant for a family of 4, and days to harvest when planted from seed.)

All these tools and information are made available right on your Iphone, right when you need them, out in the yard or at the garden center.

Your suggestions for the addition of new tools and calculators are welcome and all updates will be free.

Everybody needs a Garden Buddy.

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