All Things Gardening forum: Cool garden app

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Name: Karen
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kqcrna
Jun 15, 2016 4:32 AM CST
Do you have this garden app? It's very cool. You take a photo of a plant with your phone, the app gives you possible matches to ID a plant, weed, or tree. I find it pretty helpful. I'm an Android user, not sure if it's available for Apple products too.

https://play.google.com/store/...

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Name: Sandy B.
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Weedwhacker
Jun 15, 2016 8:12 AM CST
Karen, what is the name of the app? (When I click on the link I get an error message that says "this content is not available in your country yet")

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Deebie
Jun 15, 2016 8:39 AM CST
Sandy, on the error page (google search page), try typing in like that app in the google search bar and choose the garden app. That may be the one she's referring too.
Name: Karen
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kqcrna
Jun 15, 2016 10:35 AM CST
Yes, sorry the link didn't work. It's called Like that Garden. It's pretty useful for me.

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purpleinopp
Jun 15, 2016 3:45 PM CST
What plants has it successfully ID'd for you?
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Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
Jun 15, 2016 5:29 PM CST
I've tested it on stuff I knew for sure, like impatiens, vinca, calla lily, and geranium. While in Fl. I got an ID on a palm tree and a couple of tropical flowers that I didn't recognize. Yesterday I used it for a weed- sweetgum.... It's pretty good.

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ShadyGreenThumb
Jun 15, 2016 9:32 PM CST
Cool! Thanks for this! I love my phone and all it does to help me. Now it can help in the garden....or awhile at the plant store with those vague plant tags! I tip my hat to you. ETA Oops! Not for Android ??
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Name: Cheryl
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jun 15, 2016 9:55 PM CST
@kqcrna I searched the Play Store. I dint see it listed?
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Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
Jun 16, 2016 5:04 AM CST
I don't know why the link didn't work. Again
https://play.google.com/store/...

Or go to apps and try searching in quotes "like that garden flower search".

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Ursula
Jun 16, 2016 7:05 AM CST
There is a "Garden Answers Plant Identification" at the Apple App Store. I just downloaded it, when it stops raining I will take it outside and test it.
Name: Ursula
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Ursula
Jun 16, 2016 7:09 AM CST
Ok, I just tested it with pictures in my files. It gave the correct identification showing other pictures of the same for comparison, and it gives you the common name, not the Latin name. But it is not bad.
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piksihk
Jun 21, 2016 3:50 PM CST
I have both "like that garden" and "my garden answers"... They both work pretty well.
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Name: Leslie Bingham
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riverfarms
Jun 25, 2016 4:43 AM CST
piksihk said:I have both "like that garden" and "my garden answers"... They both work pretty well.


I have a few apps - all work some of the time and not some of the time. I have had great luck just typing in a brief detail of description in Google and have had 100% luck identifying plant.

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