For students enrolled in a horticulture or landscape program, master gardeners, and garden enthusiasts, we recommend the HORTICOPIA® Professional Education Edition. The Education Edition has more than 4100 woody and herbaceous ornamental plants, all complete with data, pictures and botanical name pronunciation. It is a great resource for learning everything from plant identification to plant selection. It is a powerful tool that allows you to show pictures and plant information via e-mail and in a variety of print and presentation formats.
- Search, view and print plant culture/identification information and pictures.
- Slide shows and thumbnails let you view and study groups of plants.
- Quiz modes help you study plant identification and test your plant knowledge.
- Sound bites for the pronunciation of botanical names
- Variety of print options for study and class work.
- Create plant study lists.
The HORTICOPIA® Professional Education Edition is different from the HORTICOPIA® Professional Version V in that:
- The Education Edition runs only under the Windows systems, Vista, Windows 7 or later
- The legend "Education Edition" appears in the margins of all printed output.
- Pictures and text cannot be exported or copied to other applications.
- Purchase and authorization is through web to allow 24/7 access. (For a $20 premium, a flash drive version with telephone authorization is available for those without internet access)
- Add-ons are not available.
- Technical support is by email only.
- The Education Edition is designed to run on Windows Vista, 7, and 8 systems.
- Installation of the Education Edition requires approximately 2 gigabytes of hard drive space and includes the picture library images.
Trying Out the Education Edition
To try out the Education Edition, go to edusupport and click on Download EDU for fully functional software with a 10 plant demo database. Click here for the complete list of plants.
To purchase Education Edition -
- Click on the link above to download the trial Education Edition, and each time you run the trial software, you will be given the option of purchasing the software for $120 or remaining in the trial mode.
- If you wish to purchase the Education Edition on a flash drive instead of downloading the software, please call us at 800-560-6186 between 10am and 4pm Eastern time Monday-Friday.
Methods of delivery
- Download of software and pictures - no charge
- Software and pictures on a flash drive - additional $20
Upgrading to HORTICOPIA® Professional Version V
If within 2 years from the date of purchase of the HORTICOPIA® Professional Education Edition, you want to upgrade to the HORTICOPIA® Professional Version V, we will credit your purchase for the amount paid for the Education Edition.