Smart indoor garden gadgets and accessories

Spring! Your neighbors are likely working outside to get their grass pristine, their flowerbeds weeded, and their gardens going. You've been watching them and thinking ... ew. Who wants to spend a bunch of time creating something that you just have to spend more time on? No thanks. But if you still want access to fresh herbs or beautiful flowers, a smart indoor garden might be right up your alley.

Smart indoor garden gadgets and accessories
Verdeat Personalized Home Garden on the Kitchen Table

Fresh is always the way to go. Grandma’s sauce recipe is going to taste way better with fresh basil than dried basil. And the grocery store is always out of basil. And rosemary. What even is cooking from scratch without those two things? And when’s the last time you saw a mojito made with dried mint? (If you’ve seen that, go to another bar, stat.) But if you’re like those of us blessed with black thumbs, the last thing you want to do is start a garden. The time, the energy, the bugs, the weeding … none of this sounds remotely awesome when you could do literally anything else. That’s where a smart indoor garden comes in.

There’s a lot of great smart garden tech out there, but we love these smart indoor gardens. They’re easy and convenient, and they keep us stocked in fresh herbs and flowers and whatever else we decide to grow. If you don’t know where to start, we have a plethora of suggestions, from big to small and everything in between. And, if you’re short of space, these are perfect for people who want to garden but don’t have the room outside to do so—like those who live in small apartments.

PICO Self-Watering Palm-Sized Garden

Do you neglect every herb or flower that enters your home? The PICO Self-Watering Palm-Sized Garden will change that. This unique indoor garden will help you take the guesswork out of caring for plants so that you, too, can enjoy fresh basil in your kitchen or fragrant jasmine at your desk. Powered by high-performance, efficient LEDs from OSRAM, PICO can replace the sun entirely and let you grow plants year-round indoors. Similarly, PICO’s watering system makes sure your plants always have the perfect amount of water.


Miracle-Gro Twelve Hydroponic Indoor Growing System

The Miracle-Gro Twelve Hydroponic Indoor Growing System can give anyone a green thumb. This hydroponic growing system can help you succeed, even if you don’t know how to grow plants. Plus, this indoor planter hardly takes up any space because it doubles as a table. This means that even if you have a small apartment, you can use this hydroponic planter for fresh produce all year long. And you can use it as an end table, entryway table, or even a nightstand

Verdeat Personalized Home Garden

What’s better than farm to table? Depending on where you keep the Verdeat Personalized Home Garden, you may get table to table. This organic growing tool provides you with chemical-free farming of 76 plants at once. From basil to thyme and beet to radish microgreens, you’ll enjoy a low-maintenance way to have year-round access to fresh food. It doesn’t matter what the weather is outside, this home gardening device still grows produce without requiring much energy. 


Natede Smart Natural Air Purifier

The Natede Smart Natural Air Purifier cleans your air as well as monitors indoor air quality for your home or office. Combining natural design and technology, it analyzes air quality and removes air pollution the smart way. Natede amplifies the natural phytoremediation power of plants to eliminate 93% of VOCs, 99% of bacteria, viruses, fine particulates, and odors. In fact, it features advanced sensors for temperature, humidity, pollutants (VOCs), fine particulates (PM2.5), and carbon monoxide (CO). 


Dewplanter Water-Generating Planter

Because the Dewplanter Water-Generating Planter takes care of hydrating your plants, you just have to sit back and enjoy them. Plants are a relaxing, healthy addition to your home—except when you become stressed trying to take care of them. It’s easy to water your potted plants too much or not enough. But that’s not true with this self-watering planter. 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.

Rotofarm Architectural Soil-Free Circular Farm

Enjoy fresh organic vegetables at home with the Rotofarm Architectural Soil-Free Circular Farm. Innovative and striking, this futuristic garden features 1.5 meters of growing space. Because it takes on a circular design, it has a 30-centimeter footprint. In addition, it rotates a full 360°, completing one rotation per hour. Thanks to clever engineering, there’s no gravity, meaning your plants can flourish. In the center of the Rotofarm is a built-in light to provide the plants inside with plenty of direct light. There are also four different light zones so each plant gets what it needs. 


Mary Automated Indoor Garden

Grow any fresh produce as you would in the future with the Mary Automated Indoor Garden. Featuring uncompromising design and automation, Mary is the ultimate indoor garden. Likewise, this efficient and effortless indoor garden grows whatever, whenever, and wherever through adaptive automated growing with artificial intelligence. Combining AI-driven automation and sleek industrial design, Mary features dual electrochromic doors and a multidirectional lighting system. To use Mary, start by plugging it in and filling it up. Then just put the seed inside and tell Mary which plant you are growing.


Plantone Smart Mini Indoor Garden

Have a green thumb no matter your experience with the Plantone Smart Mini Indoor Garden. Sporting a minimalist design, this mini garden provides the perfect conditions to grow herbs and plants. Plantone does the thinking for you with its automatic water tank, smart light tower, and an app with all the info you need. You never have to worry about forgetting to water, overwatering, or moving your plants to get more light. Plantone does it all for you


Got all of your ideas to start a smart indoor garden now? All the benefits of a fresh herb garden with none of the fuss or mess. Doesn’t that sound perfect?

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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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