16 more apps to try

December 10, 2013 -  By

5 we thought you might like

bubble

Logo: Bubble Level

Bubble Level

This app allows users to hold any of the phone’s four sides against an object to test it for level or plumb or lay it down on a flat surface for a 360-degree level.

iOS, Android// Free

leafsnap

Logo: Leafsnap

Leafsnap

Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian Institution. It uses visual-recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.

iOS, to-be-released for Android // Free

safety

Logo: Safety Meeting

Safety Meeting App

Manage your workplace safety more effectively with regularly scheduled safety meetings that allow you to address important safety hazards, including updates on recent incidents.

iOS, Android// 30-day free trial and options from $9.95 per month

sprinkler

Logo: Sprinkler TImes

Sprinkler Times

Developed by a landscape contractor, this app uses regionally-based, historical climate information and combines that with plant type, sprinkler type, soil type and sun exposure to generate a customized monthly schedule to determine the best possible watering settings for clients’ irrigation systems.

iOS, Android// $5.99

turfpath

Logo: Turfpath

Turfpath

Developed by turfgrass professionals, Turfpath is a mobile resource to assist in the visual identification of turfgrass pests worldwide.

iOS, Android// Free

 

   
11 from industry suppliers

belgard

Logo: Belgard Hardscapes

Belgard Hardscapes

The Belgard Hardscapes app allows users to browse the company’s catalog, color swatches and project photo collections. It also features an authorized contractor and  design center locator.

iOS, Android// Free

dow

Logo: Dow T&O

Dow T&O

Need to quickly identify a weed or check a product label? Dow AgroSciences Turf & Ornamental’s app gives access to product information, labels and a weed guide. After downloading, users must enter their email addresses and the password “Dowagro” to get started.

iOS, Android// Free

ewing

Logo: Ewing Irrigation

Ewing Irrigation

Ewing’s app allows contractors to locate the nearest Ewing branch, access landscape and irrigation calculators and conversion formulas and stay informed with Ewing news via Twitter and Facebook.

iOS, Android // Free

Exak

Logo: ExakTime Mobile/PocketClock

ExakTime Mobile/PocketClock

This time-tracking app allows workers to clock in and enter job locations, cost codes and materials from their smartphones. It also offers GPS crew tracking and a field notes feature.

iOS, Android// Free for current users

irritrol

Logo: Irritrol

Irritrol

The Irritrol app allows users to view and download brochures and photos, access the company’s YouTube channel for how-to videos and view promotions and specials.

iOS, Android// Free

labor

Logo: Labor Sync

Labor Sync

An alternative to time sheets, this GPS-enabled app allows users to track employees’ time and locations with their mobile devices.

iOS, Android// Free to download;
$10 per month per employee

harrell

Logo: My Harrell’s Mobile

My Harrell’s Mobile

This app offers a searchable product listing, MSDS and label downloads, sales representative contact information, calculators and a glossary of fertilizer terms. Additional features for the distributor’s customers include viewing open orders and billing information.

iOS, Android// Free

companion

Logo: PRO Landscape Companion

PRO Landscape Companion

This free app for PRO Landscape design software users allows users to create and edit designs, assemble proposals and deliver client presentations.

iOS, Android (tablets only) //  Free for current users 

rainbird

Logo: Rain Bird

Rain Bird

This app is a catalog that provides irrigation information and tools, including system layouts, product details and specifications of Rain Bird landscape irrigation products.

iOS, Android// Free

timescape

Logo: TimeScape Live

TimeScape Live

The mobile component of Modeco Systems’ TimeScape Live time and material-tracking system allows a live feedback option to the office and the ability to see the GPS location of crews.

iOS, Android// Free for current users 

weather

Logo: WeatherTRAK Mobile

WeatherTRAK Mobile

HydroPoint Data Systems’ app turns mobile devices into remote controls for WeatherTRAK Central controllers. Features include real-time alerts, one-click customer support and on-site troubleshooting and diagnostics.

iOS, Android// Free with WeatherTRAK.net login information

 

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  1. Thought you may also be interested in the time tracking app we are launching for construction companies (to include landscape professionals). It’s launching this summer but you can get on the list for early access at http://get.clockshark.com