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This Genius Device Will Keep Your Plants in Bloom All Year Long


One of the best parts about the spring and summer months is gardening. From tending lush flower patches to growing seasonal produce, the options for growing fresh herbs, vegetables, and sweet-smelling plants seem unending. Unfortunately, once the first frost of fall rolls in, we’re forced to say goodbye to our flowers and produce — unless you’re equipped with the Click and Grow Smart Indoor Garden ($199.95, Amazon), that is.

Designed to keep your plants blooming all year long, this innovative Scandinavian invention is truly a sight to see. After a quick assembly, there are only three steps to get started: add your choice of plant pods to the base (Click and Grow offers more than 40 different plant pod options and comes with three mini tomato, basil, and green lettuce pods for a total of nine to get you started), fill up the water reservoir, which holds enough water for a month, and plug it in. It’s that easy!

The secret behind Click and Grow’s system lies with its NASA-inspired Smart Soil. Creating the perfect environment for plants to thrive, this soil does all the hard work for you, releasing nutrients, keeping pH levels balanced, and distributing water evenly to ensure your plants not only grow, but thrive. 

Paired with the machine’s energy-efficient LED grow lights and timed self-watering function, even those without green thumbs will notice plants beginning to sprout in as little as two days!

If you’re wondering if the Click and Grow Smart Garden really works, just take a look at the many glowing reviews for this handy device. 

One Amazon shopper raved about this product, writing, “I had reservations, but the Click and Grow Garden has been awesome in my apartment kitchen. I love plants and have wanted fresh herbs, but with low sunlight and the blackest of thumbs (mostly forgetting to water), no option has worked. [This is] easy to keep watered, especially with the floating indicator for water level, so even I can grow fresh herbs with this system!”

It not only makes a great addition to your home, it makes a great gift. “I bought the click and grow for my parents because they can’t get out and garden anymore,” one purchaser explained. “This is the perfect solution for fresh vegetables and herbs right in their own home. Every day they get up and look to see how much growth there is. I couldn’t be more pleased with the product.”

Let’s just say we know exactly what we’ll be putting at the top of our —and our loved one’s — wishlists this year! 

Where to buy: $199.95, Amazon

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