First Day of Spring – We have your smart garden tech

Welcome to the first day of spring. It doesn't really feel like it in many areas, but it soon will. It's going to start warming up, and—with all of this social distancing time you're spending indoors—you're really going to want to get outside. With the possible extra time you have on your hands, why not get around to starting that garden with some of these gardening tools?

First Day of Spring – We have your smart garden tech
Rotofarm Architectural Soil-Free Circular Farm in Use

We’re still on the early side of social distancing and the extreme measures we’re all forced to take to combat the spread of coronavirus. But slowing a pandemic (and hopefully stopping it in its tracks) is a good thing. You might already be itching to get outside, especially since it’s the first day of spring. And, while many of us are unable to drive to the park due to travel restrictions, one of the things we can still do is get out in our hards and get our hands in the dirt. To grow and create and foster new life. And there is some great smart garden tech that can help you.

Perhaps you’ve never gardened before, and you’re worried about forgetting to water your plants. Don’t worry; there are planters for that. And we even have smart lights that can motion activate to scare some of those critters away if you don’t want to invest in putting a fence or chicken wire around your garden. Unfortunately, no matter what happens in your day-to-day life, your grass is still going to grow. And we’re guessing your HOA isn’t going to get any less lenient regarding the state of your lawn.

So take a deep breath, get the supplies you need, and get gardening with our smart garden tech suggestions.

Brightlites Ultra-Bright Solar Garden Light offers 60 lumens of light

Truly illuminate your outdoor area with the Brightlites Ultra-Bright Solar Garden Light. Unlike other outdoor lights that are typically too dim to be useful, these bright lights offer an impressive 60 lumens. Not only that, but they also disperse light in all directions. In fact, Brightlites create a six-foot diameter of bright, even light. These solar lights can produce 60 lumens for a whopping six hours on a full charge. Best of all, Brightlites run on solar power, so you never have to worry about recharging. 


Rotofarm Architectural Soil-Free Circular Farm takes gardening to the future

Enjoy fresh organic vegetables right at home with the Rotofarm Architectural Soil-Free Circular Farm. Innovative and striking, this futuristic garden features 1.5 meters of growing space. But, because it takes on a circular design, it has a footprint of just 30 centimeters. In addition, it rotates a full 360° and completes one rotation per hour. Thanks to this clever engineering, there is no gravity, meaning your plants can flourish. In the center of the Rotofarm is a built-in light so the plants inside get plenty of direct light. There are also four different light zones, so each plant gets what it needs. Hidden inside this smart garden tech are reservoirs for both nutrients and water that will automatically reach the plants. 

GARDENA Smart SILENO City Robotic Lawnmower Set runs nearly silent

Effortlessly take care of your lawn with the GARDENA Smart SILENO City Robotic Lawnmower Set. Thanks to SensorCut Systems, this device can accurately mow your lawn for you. Compatible with urban gardens up to 500 m2, the GARDENA Smart SILENO City frees up your time by doing all of the hard work. Likewise, it is so quiet that you can barely hear it as it works. And once this lawn device is done with its task, it returns to the charging station on its own. In addition, it can master 25% inclines and moves through tight passageways and narrow corridors with ease.


Plastia Berberis Large Self-Watering Planter helps you grow even big and tall plants easily

With the Plastia Berberis Large Self-Watering Planter, it doesn’t matter how large your garden space is. You don’t need a fence to lean your tall-growing peas and beans on because you can connect supports to this planter. In fact, this self-watering pot is even great for plants that grow really large, like tomatoes. Simply plant a seed or started plant in this outdoor planter to get things going. Then this outdoor self-watering planter manages water intake on its own. We all could do with a little smart garden tech that does the work for us.


Ring Smart Lighting Solar illuminates your outdoors with maximum efficiency

Keep the outdoors of your home lit up efficiently with the new Ring Smart Lighting Solar that works easily with sunlight. In fact, a few hours of sunlight exposure every day can keep these lights charged around the clock. And it also comes with a rechargeable battery pack so that you can use it as a backup whenever you need it. The motion-activated designs only make these solar lights even more efficient in terms of saving energy as well as detecting unwanted intruders at night. Furthermore, the set includes three lights: Solar Floodlight, Solar Pathlight, and Solar Steplight.

Worx 40V 20″ Mower Mulching Lawnmower stores easily by completely collapsing

If you’re short on space, the Worx 40V 20″ Mower Mulching Lawn Mower is for you. This lawnmower collapses down with a single touch. So even if you have limited room left in your garage or shed, you can make this 40V mower fit. A unique feature of this mulching mower is that it uses two 20-volt batteries. And on just one charge, these batteries can cut 11,000 square feet of grass. Plus, there’s even a light indicator that shows you how much battery is left. No more guessing if you have to recharge before starting your chores.


Dewplanter Water-Generating Planter uses condensation to hydrate your plants

Because the Dewplanter Water-Generating Planter takes care of hydrating your plants, you just have to sit back and enjoy them. By harvesting the condensation around it, the Dewplanter gets enough moisture to water your plants. Furthermore, almost any type of plant can work in this planter—so you can choose between tasty greens or beautiful flowers. And, don’t worry, you don’t have to live in a humid climate for this system to work. Because there is always some moisture in the air, the Dewplanter will find what it needs to care for your plant.


Now that you have some ideas, are you ready to turn your black thumb into a green thumb? Let us know in the comments!

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Meet Tera Cuskaden

Tera has worked in the publishing industry since 2004 and considers the written word her first love. When she's not writing or editing, she's usually traveling, knitting, or binge-watching Netflix.

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