Gardening on the Go
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2014
Ill. - Rose aficionados and home gardeners have access to two new mobile apps
from University of Illinois Extension.
Rose Garden is an
interactive tool that offers information on a variety of that sweetest-smelling
flower. Learn how to plant and prune roses, protect them in the winter, and
guard them from various diseases and pests. There is a gallery to keep track
of favorite roses, take notes, share ideas with other rose lovers, and
make comments. Users also have access to a number of U of I Extension YouTube
videos about rose care.
second app, Gardener's Corner Newsstand, provides access to Extension's
quarterly newsletter about home gardening. The newsletter offers information on
gardening topics for every season, the care and maintenance of vegetable and
flower gardens, variety selection, and disease prevention and control. This app
was developed by Extension horticulturists in northern Illinois.
http://web.extension.illinois.edu/state/apps.cfm to download Our Rose Garden free
on Google Play or The App Store; Gardener's Corner Newsstand can be
downloaded free from The App Store.
Source: Jane Scherer, Director of Web Development, firstname.lastname@example.org