Self-Watering Modular and Magnetic “Connect a Pot” Planters

August 19, 2015 by

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For those of us who have downsized to smaller digs where space is at a premium, there’s a new self-watering modular pot system for growing plants, herbs and flowers indoors in compact areas.

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Connect a Pot fits well into the urban lifestyle where people who are short on space are often also short on the time needed to care for their plants.

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The small, triangular pots connect to each other via strong earth magnets, which also facilitate their attachment to a wall, refrigerator, and even inside your shower.

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Create “skyplanters” by suspending the pots from the ceiling with a chain.

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By placing one of the magnets on the other side of the glass, you can attach the pots directly on a window–giving new meaning to the concept of window box.

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Connect a Pot is not hydroponic–it requires soil and water. The pots come with a perlite layer which is sandwiched between the soil and water and doubles as plant growth media and insulation, as well as a microfilter to remove some of the unwanted particles from the water. 

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The designers say that depending on the type of plant, watering every 1-3 weeks should be sufficient.

An extension of husband and wife design team Kirk and Tina Dyer’s passion for organic food and cooking, Connect a Pot is the couple’s first product for their newly launched company Desima, with which they hope to bring micro-planting to everyone around the world.   

Head over to their to Kickstarter page to learn more and reserve your pots through contribution to their campaign.

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