5 great gardening apps

VEGETABLE GARDENING GUIDE ($2.99) This full-service app will


This full-service app will guide you from seed to table as it provides informative how-tos on everything from planting vegetables to installing a drip irrigation system, and provides recipes complete with nutritional information for your harvests. Just look up a plant and search for different varieties, care requirements, potential problems and more, all provided in large, easy-to-read font. (Credit: Handout)

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The beds are cleared, and the garden's going to bed for the winter. It's the perfect time to cuddle up with your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and thumb through some high-tech gardening apps. Here are five recent favorites (all are available in the iTunes app store and are compatible with the iPhone, the iPod touch and the iPad). -- Jessica Damiano

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