Plant Base

Our flagship software product - an A-to-Z plant reference encyclopaedia for Windows PC or Mac OS. Easy-to-use and very affordable application, built around a fully searchable plant database that also enables adding your own information.

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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.

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Try it for yourself - free 20 day trial - choose your OS edition from the downloads page.

An equivalent Android edition of Plant Base with the same underlying database, provides the option of mobile use on smartphones and tablets.

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.

When time allows we sometimes undertake other projects, for example our highly popular Extra Keys Windows desktop tool and also occasional web authoring.

Latest News:

Plant Base for Android - maintenence release version 1.43, Read more on the Blog

Online Database has been withdrawn -
our free plant database has been removed from the website more on the Blog

Android logoPlant Base for Android - is now completely FREE for all users. Read more information on the Blog

Extra Keys for Linux - first release, equivalent to the Pro edition of the popular Windows tool. more on the Blog

Major version updates for Extra Keys and Extra Keys Pro - accent typing tool, both editions free and with re-styled user interface. more on the Blog

Plant Base Linux edition Beta 13 update.

February 2023 - new Plant Base version release 2.1.15 - for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Linux Tux iconBeta edition of Plant Base for Linux is available and free on request - more information on the Blog

MadDownload.comExtensive review of Plant Base at (July 2020).