3 Apps That Help You Take Better Care of Your Plants

Taking care of your plants can be quite tricky, as some are temperamental. Luckily there are apps that will help guide you on your journey from growing a few seeds into a beautifully bloomed flower or plant!

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If remembering to water your plants is your biggest problem, then Gardenia is just for you. The app won’t bombard you with information about your plants, but it will send you reminders to water and fertilize them. Once you add your plants to your profile, the app will also notify you when it’s time to repot, prune, and harvest your plants.


If you’re looking for a free app to take care of most of your plant-based needs, then you should try Flourish. The app asks you to enter your plants’ species and gives you lots of information about how to care for them. You will discover the water and light preferences of your plants, as well as the ideal times to feed them. Flourish will also send you watering reminders.

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PictureThis uses a camera-enabled plant identifier, which will then give you detailed care guides. The app uses an AI that is able to diagnose what is wrong with your plants, as well as provide you with access to a community of plant lovers to discuss. With a premium version of the app, you can even get customized advice from real-life plant experts.