20 Smart and Stylish Tabletop Gardens

April 4, 2017

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This curated selection of planters for the desktop, tabletop, or kitchen counter includes some that are so smart they practically take care of themselves. Others I have selected just for their good looks and because they’d make great design focal Read More...

Spring is In the Air With This Levitating Planter Pot

April 3, 2017

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Hovering via magnetic levitation above its oak base, the 12-sided geodesic Lyfe planter pot gently rotates suspended in mid-air, reflecting different shades of light as it softly floats.

LYFE

Magic in the Magnet
Based on “maglev technology,” the silicon molded LyfeRead More...

Food Producing Architecture: An Open Source Flat-Pack Urban Farm

April 2, 2017

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Facing the challenges of producing food within the urban environment’s limited footprint, the IKEA innovation lab developed the Growroom, a DIY open source spherical urban farm one can build with a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of Read More...

Small Space Smart Combo Aquaponic, Hydroponic, Aeroponic Indoor Garden

April 1, 2017

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The Lyfbox Ecosystem is an app-connected indoor smart garden that combines the best of aquaponic, hydroponic, and aeroponic growing systems to enable the food consumer to become a food producer.

Perfect for urban dwellers without much space or free time … Read More...

A Smart Plug n’ Grow Home Indoor Farm

March 30, 2017

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Munich-based brand, Agrilution, is one of many companies developing smart indoor farming systems to enable ordinary folks like us to grow fresh, healthy food in the comfort of our own homes.

With the debut of the plantCube, the company … Read More...

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