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Computers and Gardens

> John -- tell about how you computerized your gardening information --
> Please -- do you have a program, or do you do a spreadsheet ??

I use Aldus Freehand to draw my maps, but any drawing program would do for the 
most part. For other record keeping I use Excel. I am looking for a database 
program or a real gardening program but since I am on a Mac, probably won't find 
a real gardening program. I have Helix Express as a database, but for the time 
being that is way over kill, although one of the best relational database 
programs going. Excel will probably do for a while. When I want to get tricky, I 
can import the data easily into Helix.

I remember someone saying they use Microsoft Access for their records and 
labeling needs. As far as I know, it only runs on PC's. I think I will post a 
note to the garden forum and see what I get. Let you know.
John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

John Jones, 35572 Linda Dr., Fremont CA, 94536
jijones@ix.netcom.com, USDA zone 8 (coastal, bay)

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