Not all of us are born great gardeners. And not all of us have the patience or time to start from the basics when it comes to gardening. So how does one go about transforming a garden into a green oasis without spending too much time or effort in the project? Simple, just rely on these sensors and gadgets to take care of your plants as you relax, rest assured that they are in safe hands.
Edyn smart garden system
This solar powered garden system makes use of several sensors (also solar powered) to track vital factors like sunlight, nutrition levels and moisture, etc. in order to keep your plants healthy. The data collected by the sensors are transmitted to an app in your phone, thus intimating you of when you need to water the plants and how you would need to care for different fruit, vegetable, decorative, herbal and medicinal plants. The system also comes with a database that offers up to date information of different plant types and their individual needs with regards to soil and moisture levels.
Click and Grow
This NASA inspired design allows you to grow plants in a very easy manner with minimal effort. Fondly called as smartpot, the design consists of a small pot that has inbuilt sensors to check as well as control oxygen, water and nutrient levels for optimal growth. These pots can be tailored to house plants like tomatoes, strawberries, stevia and basil, etc. All you need to do is fill up the tank with water once a month or so and replace exhausted batteries. The smartpot will take care of the rest.
Garden Defense Electronic Owl
Ever wonder if there is a way to get rid of those pesky pests that keep sneaking into your garden in spite of having a scarecrow? Well, ditch the latter and opt for a garden defense electronic owl instead. The battery operated owl sits perched atop a tree and comes with sensors that detect garden pests. In case a pest is spotted, the owl will start turning its head and hooting, scaring the pests off for good.
VegiBee Garden Pollinators
If your plants are having an off day with pollination, consider helping them. The VegiBee Garden pollinator is a handheld pollinating wand that can easily pollinate a wide variety of plants that have flowers with both reproductive parts, including peppers, peas, tomatoes, eggplants, beans and strawberries, etc. Those using the VegiBee Garden Pollinator have in fact, noted a 30% increase in garden productivity.
What is your plants could call or message you when they needed water or sunlight? A bizarre idea you say? Well, not so bizarre we say, especially if you have Botanicalls. This gadget sits with your plants and monitors them via sensors placed under the dirt. It would then send you a text message whenever the plants need extra moisture or sunlight. Better yet, it would send you a thank you message once you do what is required.
What would happen to your plants if you were going on vacation? Rather than asking your neighbor to watch them, you can rely on Bitponics, an electronic personal gardening assistant which comes with personal growing plans for individual plants. The gadget has sensors, which would monitor the plants and send the data to you via a Wi-fi enabled Bitponics base station. You can then send the appropriate directions to the base to water the plants, adjust sunlight and perform other associated tasks.
Horto Domi self-managing smart garden
What if you wanted a garden, but couldn’t bring yourself to take care of it diligently? Simple, simply bring home the Horto Domi Self-Managing Smart Garden and you will have a beautiful garden in no time at all, and with practically no effort on your end. This self managing hardware system has inbuilt sensors that would automatically monitor and control soil and climate conditions. It comes with a dome that contains a raised bed, an electric box for power supply, sensors for controlling temperature and moisture, irrigation systems, fertilization injections and vermiculture units to provide the soils with vital nutrients. It also has separate planting areas for different plants, making it easier for you to grow more than one variety of plant in it.
Want to be a gardener without spending too much time and effort in the process? Then here are some smart choices that could make you an expert gardener in no time at all. These gadgets would definitely make your garden stand out beautifully with minimal effort.