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Grow-Your-Own with Gardenate - the perfect gardening companion with over 90 favourite edible plants and herbs and all-new Wish List feature. The unique planting calendar shows what you can grow at any time – localized to your climate zone. Extensive plant descriptions and growing tips get novices up to speed. Easily add new plant varieties. Record planting dates, harvest dates, notes, and more.

Expert or new gardener, Gardenate will help keep your garden growing.

Get started quickly
• Choose your climate zone. Gardenate has climate-zone specific planting calendars for Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK, and the USA
• See what is best to grow this month in the calendar
• Put plants into your wish list
• Plant the seed and record the details in My Garden
• Calendar reminders prompt you to harvest your produce
• Enjoy your garden!

Grow what you like best
• Add your preferred varieties to the plant list
• Hide unwanted plants so they don’t show in the calendar
• Watch the calendar adapt to show your chosen planting months

Share your garden
• Share your garden to your other phones and devices and they keep in sync. Let the whole family join in the gardening
• Export your plantings and notes to spreadsheet (CSV) files to use on your desktop

All information is contained in the app and it doesn’t require an internet connection for normal use, except to sync the shared garden with other devices.

iPad users will probably prefer GardenateHD which is designed for the iPad.

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Version History

Launched Mar 16, 2010 (over 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Oct 17
2016
(Current)
Version 10.2

Improved sort by garden bed to sort on plant name within bed.
Italicise 'hidden' plants in All Plants list to make them easy to find and 'unhide' if you wish to restore them to the calendar.
Fix crash in My Garden with empty garden beds from older versions of app.

Oct 11
2016
Version 10.1

Fixed sorting garden by plant name (was sorting by variety instead)

Oct 10
2016
Version 10.0

Improved planting information now with seed germination times.
Swipe left and right to switch months in the calendar.
Swipe left and right to switch between plants viewed in the calendar and 'all plants' lists.
Record harvest quantities in My Garden.
Record plantings as seed, tubers, or crowns, depending on plant type.
Optionally show plantings in My Garden grouped into garden beds.
Optionally hide old plantings in My Garden.
Includes your specified plant variety when exporting My Garden to spreadsheet file.
App updated for iOS 10

Feb 03
2016
Version 9.0

• Wish list for planning your garden, synced to your other phones and devices
• Calendar reminders for wish list and garden harvest dates
• Planting calendar adapts to your planting dates, listing plants in months when you chose to plant. Ideal for greenhouses
• Improved planting calendar accuracy
• Plant details 'heat map' shows your preferred planting months

Oct 30
2014
Version 7.9

Fix for plant information text displaying too large in iOS8.1

Oct 26
2014
Version 7.8

Fix for configuring garden sharing on iOS 8.1
Updated planting data for USA zone 5

Sep 15
2014
Version 7.7

Sync the plant variety name when syncing plantings in My Garden

Aug 29
2014
Version 7.6

Fix issue where sharing garden did not share plantings from your custom plants.
Fix issue where deleting a custom plant would not also delete on synced devices.
Added planting rotation showing recommended things to plant both before and after the current plant.

Aug 20
2014
Version 7.5

Share your garden with other phones and devices via the Gardenate cloud. Share planting details, plants, and notes.

Apr 02
2014
Version 7.1

Updated for iOS7.1. Fixes issue with editing note dates in iOS7.1

Nov 01
2013
Version 7.0

Updated for iOS7

• Export notes and 'My Garden' as spreadsheet-compatible CSV files
• Calendar grouped by recommended planting (seedling vs seed, etc)
• Plant as seed or seedling
• Plant to My Garden direct from the calendar and plant list
• Swipe between plants when viewing plant details
• See at a glance when you previously planted with your plantings displayed in the plant details calendar
• Add a new plant when planting in My Garden
• Easier searching plants for planting in My Garden
• My Garden grouped into planting/harvest month and year

Apr 09
2013
Version 5.2

★ Add photos to plants and notes. Photos can be accessed via iTunes.
★ Notes can be styled and formatted using MarkDown formatting.
★ Various improvements to the app to make things more consistent and usable.
★ Updated for iPhone 5 and iOS 6.

Sep 07
2012
Version 5.1

Using USDA zones for US gardeners.
Fixed app slowdown with many very large notes.

May 17
2012
Version 5.0

★ Add your own plants to the plant list. They show up in the calendar and 'My Garden'.
★ Set your own plant variety names in 'My Garden'
★ Added Canadian planting zone information
★ Added South African planting zone information
★ All plants now appear in the full plant list even if not suited to your zone.

Oct 25
2011
Version 4.1

Fixes crash on startup experienced by some users after updating.

Oct 20
2011
Version 4.0

* Updated to work correctly with iOS 5
* Updated and improved appearance
* Sort your 'My Garden' items by plant name, planting date, or harvest date.
* Optionally hide harvested items in 'My Garden'
* Updated plant information
* Added an 'Info' tab with app version and support details.

Jun 14
2011
Version 3.0

Add your own notes to plants.
'Plant in my garden' from individual plants.
Hide unwanted plants from the calendar.

Added Strawberries to the plant list.
Minor corrections to US planting dates.

Apr 20
2011
Version 2.5

Adds herbs - winter and summer savory
Fixes issue displaying plant details on older (3.1 and earlier) versions of iOS.

Feb 16
2011
Version 2.4

Added information on compatible (companion) plants.
Improved plant rotation information.
Fixed crash when adding plants to My Garden in IOS4.2

Nov 16
2010
Version 2.3

Improvements to garden calendar and notes - can now reorder items in lists and record harvest dates

Aug 27
2010
Version 2.2

Added USA planting information with display of temperatures/distances in metric or imperial scales.
Monthly calendar with improved planting advice (transplant seedlings vs sowing seed) and more plant information.
'My Garden' has improved predicted harvest date accuracy with estimated days based on the planting month.
Now with 90 plants/herbs

May 30
2010
Version 2.1

Minor update adding Borage, Angelica, Lemon Balm, Sweet Marjoram, Tomatillo

Apr 27
2010
Version 2.0

Added a 'My Garden' diary tab to record planting information.
Added a 'Notes' tab for general gardening notes and todo's.
New crop rotation information for plants.

New information on recommended sowing undercover and transplant dates.

Many new herbs and plants - now have detailed information on 78 edible plants and herbs.

Mar 17
2010
Version 1.0

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Launched Jul 31, 2013 (over 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 8 months, on average.

Sep 24
2019
(Current)
Version 5.0.1

Fixes crash when viewing months containing no plants with the hint header open.
Reduced app size by optimising image sizes.

Sep 07
2019
Version 5.0.0

Major update to Gardenate with a complete overhaul and modernized look and feel, and now has pictures of all plants!

Apr 14
2015
Version 4.0.4

Record harvest start and end dates to track entire harvest periods.
Fixes crash editing garden planting on wide-screen devices.

Apr 12
2015
Version 4.0.2

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.


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 www.gardenate.com.


All the information is on your phone and there is no need for an wifi 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.

Feb 01
2015
Version 4.0.1

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.


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 www.gardenate.com.


All the information is on your phone and there is no need for an wifi 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.

Jan 29
2015
Version 4.0

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.


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 www.gardenate.com.


All the information is on your phone and there is no need for an wifi 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.

Jan 28
2015
Version Varies with device

All the information you need to "grow your own" and enjoy your successful vegetable garden. Record your planting information and keep it synchronized with all the other smartphones in your family.

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


The garden calendar shows the vegetables and herbs you can plant every month.


A detailed guide to growing 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 www.gardenate.com.


Features include:
* Local planting calendar for over 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.
* Attach photos to your planting and diary notes.
* Print out planting and diary notes or save or email as PDF.
* Share your garden to sync your plantings and notes with other phones and tablets, Android and iOS.

Jan 27
2015
Version 3.1

All the information you need to "grow your own" and enjoy your successful vegetable garden. Record your planting information and keep it synchronized with all the other smartphones in your family.

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


The garden calendar shows the vegetables and herbs you can plant every month.


A detailed guide to growing 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 www.gardenate.com.


Features include:
Localized planting calendar for over 90 of the most popular garden vegetables, herbs, and soft fruits.
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.
Share your garden to sync your plantings and notes with other phones and tablets, Android and iOS.

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