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What is Candide?

Candide is a global community of plant enthusiasts, beginners and experts alike, who love to share knowledge, inspiration and advice.
Identify plants within seconds or explore our comprehensive knowledge base featuring thousands of plants, pests and diseases, as well as step-by-step how-to guides. Browse curated articles in the Discover section of our website and app and find gardens, nurseries and plant shops near you.

Discover

Sit back after a day in the garden with our weekend reads written by experts and members of the community.
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A mother teaching her child how to plant a tree.

How To Plant A Tree And Keep It Alive For Generations To Come

PamPenick

Knowledge and Advice

Visit our visual database of plant records, to learn what might be suitable for your home and garden.

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Who is Candide for?

In a word, everyone. The horticulturist, head gardeners, budding young green thumbs, amateur gardeners, allotment fans, the urbanista, pot to plate enthusiasts, house plant aficionados, we could go on!

Built by gardeners for gardeners, Candide is transforming the way we interact with our gardens because gardening is the root of all happiness.

Karin

I love Candide because on it I can share my gardening joys and woes, get answers, give answers, be inspired and learn. It’s so rewarding to share with others who have the same passion!

Catherine

The photography is beautiful with lots of child friendly information. What I really like, though, is not only is there info on common plant related problems, but you can ask for help and advice on your own plants and the community will reply.

Emily

I’ve grown up in a gardening family, and the Candide app is giving me the chance to explore the joys of plants in a different way, connecting with other outdoor lovers across the world!