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Corona Launches First-of-its-Kind Garden App for iPhone, iTouch, iPad Users

Features Gardening How-to Tips and Videos for New and Experienced Gardeners

Corona, CA – [July 12, 2011] – Corona Clipper, a leading manufacturer of professional landscape and garden tools since the 1920s, announces today the release of its garden app for iPhone, iTouch & iPad users.  A first from a garden tool manufacturer, the app is a quick and easy resource for gardeners, covering all the basics of pruning and planting in three main categories; Tips, Tools, and Videos.  Beginning gardeners can learn about the fundamentals of successful growing based on centuries of tried and true practices and the seasoned grower will find information including proper tool care tips that can help save them time, effort and money in the garden.

The Corona Garden App

Technology has changed how we connect, gather and share information, while the principles of successful planting and pruning have not.  Corona’s goal is to provide the new generation of tech savvy users a digital tool to utilize as a trusted source for reliable growing techniques.  It’s a handy go-to guide whether you are on the go and need to know which tool is right for the job, planning and mapping out your landscape, or learning about proper tool care to protect your investment, this app covers it all. It also provides users the ability to connect directly with Corona and other industry experts to answer questions about gardening and landscaping.

“We’ve seen new trends in gardening, with so many new and young growers wanting to grow fresh at home, for themselves and their families,” said Chris Sabbarese, Corona’s digital marketing and communications manager, “our goal with this app is to provide today’s tech-savvy grower with reliable and trusted information in a format they can relate to”.

Corona App is Available in iTunes

The Corona app is now available in the iTunes store, http://bit.ly/CORONAAPP  It is compatible with the latest version of iOS 3 or later on the iPhone, iPod Touch 3rd and the iPad. Corona Tools, version 1.0, is the first release with a download size of 16.4M which can be quickly downloaded over the wireless carrier connection or Wi-Fi, as well as through iTunes.  Price of the download is $0.99.

About Corona:

Founded in the early 1920s, Corona Clipper, Inc. is a leader in the marketing and manufacturing of professional and consumer tools for the lawn and garden, landscape, irrigation, construction and agriculture markets. With a retail and distribution network that extends throughout the United States and Canada, Corona’s proven designs, quality manufacturing processes and unparalleled customer service make it the best choice in tools for contractors, agricultural professionals, master gardeners and avid gardeners alike. For more information, visit the Corona website.  Find Corona on Facebook and on Twitter.

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