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Know When to Plant Each Crop in Your Exact ZIP Code

When to Plant App IconWhen to plant each crop — it’s a classic query for every gardener. Well, now, there’s an app for that! Get the growing information you need, right at your fingertips, with our handy When to Plant app.  

People are taking note of just how helpful this easy-to-use app is. In fact, When to Plant was recently featured in Wired magazine’s App Guide as one of the best apps in the gardening category — very exciting! Here’s what this app can do for you:

Get in gear for spring by giving the When to Plant app a try. The app is designed for iPhone and iPad, and is available in the Apple App Store for $1.99.


Shelley Stonebrook is MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine’s main gardening editor. She’s passionate about growing healthy, sustainable food and taking care of our environment. Follow her on Twitter, Pinterest and .