# express posts

When worlds collide - Gardening programmer or programming gardener?

As a passionate gardener that just got her first garden in over 20 years, I was very happy to start digging and get dirty. But, just like when you build software, when building a garden, you need a plan, you must find solutions for all kinds of problems. The www is terribly poor in terms of proper and free garden planning solutions. There are some adequate ones, but they're built in Flash - a problem in itself. So when you're a "arrogant" programmer, you think you can do better. Better than Flash, anyway. So, here's part one of the journey to build my own (virtual) gardening tool.