Garden Tracker - Bumper Crop
iOS Universal Lifestyle
Garden Tracker - Bumper Crop lets you size and plan your garden plot, plant your vegetables in up to 50x50 squares, and then track their progress.
Garden Tracker was featured in the April 2013 issue of Wired magazine!
Also included in the Best Gardening Apps of a major national newspaper!
Read the recent glowing review by the NY Times!
See this video review on a national news site!
This app now has the same features as Garden Tracker for iOS.
Create garden grids up to 50 rows and 50 columns! Use two fingers to pan around large gardens.
* Create garden: Choose the number of rows and columns in your garden. The dimensions are up to you. Create and track as many gardens as you want !
* Fill in your grid by choosing from the available, pre-loaded vegetables.
* Garden Tracker comes pre-loaded with over 40 common vegetables and general planting information including spacing, water needs, ideal soil temperature, recommended planting season, and recommended planting depth. Any of this information can be edited.
* Add your own vegetable, herbs, or even flowers! Add an unlimited number of plants that you can then add to and track in your garden.
* Track planting date and harvest date. It tracks progress of your garden by calculating estimated days to harvest based on planting date.
* Keep notes on your gardens, email garden details, log actual harvest date, and update your garden through the season.
* Take photos of your gardens so you can see how they change over time
* Handy reference tools useful for any gardener:
- Sunset/Sunrise calculator by your location and day.
- Lunar calendar for lunar cycle gardeners
- Garden Zone map with first and last frost dates for your USDA planting zone.
- Visual pest database with common pests and a focus on organic solutions to help tackle intruders in the field.
This is a MAJOR NEW RELEASE. If you have critical gardens, you MUST back them up before updating! To back them up, upload them to Dropbox, or make backups in the Info section in the app.
There are some important changes:
* New way of selecting squares:
1. Tap the first square. The button colors will turn to blue and the selected square will be outlined in blue.
2. Tap and hold the last square. The additional selected squares will be outlined in blue.
3. Tap one of the buttons in the toolbar to plant, water, treat, etc. on the selected squares.
4. When done, tap the X button in the top right. The button colors will become green again.
This change was made to simplify the selection of squares in large gardens, and to allow for moving squares and their histories into other gardens.
* The garden actions were split into a clipboard button, that has Water, Treat, Fertilize and Harvest, and a shovel button, that lets you Plant, Move Out, Move In, Dig up, and Record Plants.
* Now when you plant, dig up, or move plants, it is recorded in the Key Events of the square. If you want to record plants in their current squares, you can still do so.
* Tools were moved to the app info. This was done to free up space in the toolbar so you can work on your gardens more easily. Compost info, Pests, Sunrise, Moon Phases, and Zone information have been moved to the App Info screen.
* Move squares around, including their histories
- updated for iOS 9
- landscape orientation for phones
- Empty squares are shown in the history
- Garden Notes are now changed in the Garden's' settings