Ten Futuristic Garden Tools

June 10, 2013

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A slew of high-tech weapons could soon occupy home gardeners’ arsenals. From soil humidity sensors, to computer-generated growing tips, to weather detection devices, these contraptions challenge the notion that plants need a human touch.

Whether you’ve mastered indoor herbs, wrestled … Read More…

From Outer Space to Small Space: Rotary Indoor Hydroponic Garden on Shelf

June 7, 2012

If you can grow food in a spacecraft, you can do so in the confines of a small urban space. Developed by NASA and readapted by Italian studio, Design Libero, the Green Wheel is rotary hydroponic system concept created … Read More…

Plant Lust

June 17, 2011


Calandrinia grandiflora, contributed by Cactus Jungle. Photo: Stan Shebs.

Novice and experienced gardeners alike can now, without ever leaving home, indulge their plant lust by finding the nurseries and garden centers to satisfy their botanical yearnings. Plant Lust is a … Read More…

New Electronic Field Guide Identifies Leaves in a Snap

June 13, 2011

Leafsnap, the new electronic field guide available for iPhone, iPad, and Android, aims to build an ever-greater awareness of and appreciation for biodiversity, by engaging users as citizen scientists, allowing them to automatically share images, species identifications, and geo-coded stamps of … Read More…

Mobile App for Green Thumbing Your Way Through NYC

April 1, 2011

GardenSpace NYC, a cool interactive field guide to Manhattan’s publically accessible parks and gardens, by Brooklyn-based Landscape Design Firm, Green Sky Designs, brings city dwellers closer to their urban ecosystem, bridging the gap between the plugged-in pace of the urban … Read More…

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