Whether you're a first time gardener or an expert,
tend to your plants this
season with the help of technology.
There are gardening websites, apps and gadgets that
aim to make those tomatoes sweeter and melons juicier.
Check out free website smartgardner-dot-com for help.
When you begin, you'll enter your zip code and number
of people in your household so the site can figure
out what plants grow best in your region and how much
you should plant to feed your family.
Then, design a layout for your space, choose seeds
and order directly through the website.
Smart Gardner will also send you reminders for how
and when to tend to your garden and help you keep
If you're just interested in an app to remind you
about watering, try the 3-dollar iPhone app, Waterbug.
Input your plants, get info about their water and
sunlight needs and the app will notify you when it's
time to give them a little love.
Finally, check out the Parrot Flower Power sensor
to track your plant's vital signs.
At 60-bucks a pop, you're not going to buy one for
each plant, but it'll be helpful tracking the moisture
level, sunlight and fertilizer for problem plants.
The data syncs with an app over bluetooth.