One of the best parts about the warmer months is gardening. From tending lush flower patches to seasonal produce, the options for growing fresh herbs, vegetables, and sweet-smelling plants seem unending. Unfortunately, we’ve got weeks to go before we can head back out to our plant babies. Enter: the Click and Grow Smart Indoor Garden ($199.95, Amazon).
Designed to keep your plants blooming all year long, this innovative Scandinavian invention is truly a sight to see. After a quick assembly, three steps will get your started: simply add your choice of plant pods to the base (Click and Grow offers more than 40 different plant pod options, $9.95, Amazon, and comes with three mini tomato, basil, and green lettuce pods), fill up the water reservoir, which holds enough water for a month, and plug it in. It’s that easy!
The secret behind this system’s growing power lies in 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 taking in water evenly to ensure your plants not only grow, but thrive.
When paired with the machine’s energy-efficient LED grow lights and its timed self-watering function, even those without green thumbs will notice plants beginning to sprout in as little as two days!
Just one look at the glowing reviews for this handy device will assure you it really works. As one Amazon shopper wrote, “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!”
Another purchaser raved about it as a gift, writing, “I bought the Click and Grow for my parents because they can’t get out and garden anymore. 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.”
Where to buy: $199.95, Amazon
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