New Companion Planting App Offers Crop-Boosting Advice


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New Companion Planting App Offers Crop-Boosting Advice

  1. 1. prMac: Publish Once, Broadcast the World :: http://prmac.comNew Companion Planting App Offers Crop-Boosting AdvicePublished on 12/03/11Independent developer Fiona Alcorn today introduces Companion Planting 1.0, her newgardening app for iOS. Perfect for planning vegetable plots for optimal yield, CompanionPlanting allows gardeners to search for the vegetable of their choice, see a list of itscompanions and plant enemies, and add it to their plant list if they decide to grow it.The app offers a set of guidelines which most gardeners should find helpful & is anindispensable aid for busy grow-your-own vegetable gardeners.Glasgow, Scotland - Companion Planting, a newly created mobile app for iPhone, iPod touchand iPad, was today officially launched. The Companion Planting app allows gardeners tosearch for the vegetable of their choice, see a list of its companions and plant enemies,and add it to their plant list if they decide to grow it.App developer Fiona Alcorn reckons that using the Companion Planting app will helpvegetable gardeners avoid common mistakes."Simply planting something in the wrong place can lead to reduced quality, size or tasteof the crop," said Fiona. "However with the new Companion Planting app in your hands,you can plan vegetable plots for optimal yield in a few moments."Companion Planting has been practised for centuries and, according to Fiona who is also ahome vegetable gardener, it makes the most of natures own pest controls, and is nowwidely used in organic gardening. Noting that plants have varying resistance andsusceptibility to pests and diseases, Fiona said they also have differing requirements forwater, shade and nutrients."A vegetables willingness to grow well alongside another is not set in stone, and variesfrom location to location and from one climate to another, but this app is a set ofguidelines which most gardeners should find helpful," she added. "In this time ofausterity," she contended, "many people are turning to the garden as a way to grow thefamilys food and save some money. Organic gardeners will also find that their crops arenaturally healthier. It will save a whole lot of time, and help gardeners on the way tobumper crops next year."As far as Fiona is aware, the Companion Planting app is the only one of its kind currentlyavailable on the App Store offering this kind of companion planting information andfunctionality."Having chosen all the plants they would like to grow in the vegetable garden, they canthen ask the app to arrange the plants into plots, making sure that incompatible plantsare never together, and maximizing growth potential by putting companions together wherepossible," explained Fiona, claiming the new app is an indispensable aid for busygrow-your-own vegetable gardeners. "Altogether this is quick and easy, and can save avegetable gardener hours of planning. Not only is it valuable information at thefingertips, but it actually does the arranging for you, saving time and effort. Plots canbe named and saved for future reference, and changed around if desired," Fiona concluded.Featuring:* Nearly 60 common homegrown plants* Includes vegetables, herbs and fruit* A comprehensive database of companions and incompatible plants* Ability to save and edit your own plots for future referenceDevice Requirements:
  2. 2. prMac: Publish Once, Broadcast the World ::* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 3/4G iPod touch and iPad* Requires iOS 3.2 or later* 2.9 MBPricing and Availability:Companion Planting 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) andavailable worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.Companion Planting 1.0:http://companionplantingvegetables.comPurchase and Download: Icon: (pdf): in Glasgow, Scotland, Fiona Alcorn is an independent developer whose focus is oncreating unique and useful applications for the iOS platform. Copyright (C) 2011 FionaAlcorn. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registeredtrademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.###Fiona*******Link To Article:*******