Our flagship software product - an A-to-Z plant reference encyclopaedia for any Windows PC and now also for Mac OS. Easy-to-use and very affordable application, built around a fully searchable plant database that also enables adding your own information.Read more
We aim to produce garden software that is simple, efficient and yet highly flexible. The Plant Base application is suitable for amateur gardeners, garden designers, landscape professionals, students or in fact anyone with an interest in growing or observing plants.
It was developed in the UK and the supplied plant data tends to reflect that, but is not limited to any region or type of plant. We have users located worldwide.
Try it for yourself - free 15 day trial - full product 292Mb.
More choices on the Downloads page.
An equivalent Android edition of Plant Base that has the same underlying database, provides the option of mobile use on smartphones and tablets.
The plant data content is also available for online searching, either here on this website or via the small Android viewer app - though read access only and with reduced size pictures.
When time allows we sometimes undertake other projects, for example our highly popular Extra Keys Windows desktop tool and also occasional web authoring work.
Plant Base for Android - full on-board database app edition is now released and available on Google Play.
New Plant Base program version release - for both Windows and Mac. This includes updates to the plant information data.
Read more about Plant Base 2.1.6
Plant Base for MacOSX - Beta Test has been released ...read more on the Blog
Extra Keys "Pro" edition is available, with extended features ...read more
Extra Keys accent typing tool
Stand-alone freeware desktop utility - new version available for download with many more unicode characters.
Read the review of Plant Base on the gardening website www.wildchicken.com
Plant Base independent review in Computer Shopper magazine - (May 2007) online version at : www.expertreviews.co.uk