self watering herb smartpot
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Forget what you heard about needing a green thumb to cultivate a thriving garden, in fact, forget about the fertilizer, and the soil, too! This futuristic nursery box gives the botanically challenged a foolproof way to get growing without getting your hands dirty. The ideal horticultural device for absent-minded gardeners, urbanites, and jetsetters, this sleek planter uses state-of-the-art electronics to grow healthy plants and herbs with minimal effort. Estonia-based designer Mattias Lepp uses principles from aeroponics and hydroponics to bring the flowerpot into the twenty-first century.
Setting up the pot is simple: just add water, four AA batteries, and the cartridge containing seeds and nutrients, then connect the pot to your computer via USB cable to download a growth program tailored to your plant's needs. Over the next two weeks, the pot itself will tend to your nascent sprouts, ensuring that your hands-off houseplant receives customized care. Made in Estonia.
Unfortunately, this item cannot ship outside of the United States at this time.
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- Made from
- polypropylene plastic
- 8" L x 8" W x 3" H
- Starter Kit includes:pot, basil seeds, germination lens, and instructions; Refill kit includes one basil seed herb cartridge.
Requires (4) AA batteries (not included)
Care instructions: wipe with soft, damp cloth.
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