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How to find varieties or add your own

How to select plant varieties and customize an unlisted variety

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How to choose a variety

Add a plant to your plan then double-click on it (or click once on it then click on the Edit Item button in your plan's toolbar) to open the Edit Plant box.

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Click on the Varieties drop-down menu and select your variety.

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Click Done to save your changes.

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How to add a new variety

If the variety you need is not currently listed, you can open the Edit Plant box as above then add your own variety in the following way:

Click Add Variety and name your variety. Click Add.

Customize a Variety

If you want to change the default spacings and growing dates, click Customize Varieties.

You can show varieties from different Sources and choose a variety from the drop down menu. User-defined varieties are indicated with a blue person icon. Varieties from our sources are indicated with a red book icon.

To change the variety spacing or timing, click Edit.

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Check the Use Custom Spacings box and edit the spacings if necessary.

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Check the Use Custom Times box and click on the calendars for the months or half-months that are appropriate for you growing this plant if necessary.

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Click Save All Changes.

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Click Done.

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