Few of us would have believed we ‘d spend 2020 locked away inside our apartment or condos and homes. Some of us are working remotely as the economy slowly reopens. The good news? If you live in a location where you can begin a garden, it’s now simpler than ever to keep an eye on the soil, preparation for seed planting with electronic tools, and even order seeds from an online shop.
These are the top six “wise” gardening gadgets Fox News has compiled:
Start with the essentials– a cultivator to prep the soil for planting. This tiller attachment works with the Ego Power Multi-Head System. It has 9.5-inch tines and works on battery power so no need for gas or power cables. There are likewise attachments for a weed whacker and trimmers.
The smartest gadget we’ve discovered for wise gardens? This sprinkler timer from Orbit connects to your Wi-Fi signal– the app lets you automate watering cycles. The device adapts to weather conditions and won’t run if it rains. (Expect some shipping delays due to COVID-19)
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Checking the soil assists you learn when to plant (based on soil temperature), what to plant in the garden and how much watering you might need to do. This electronic sensor has an 8-inch probe and reveals all of the soil information on a brilliant, readable display.
Another clever item for a super-smart garden, these battery-powered shears can assist you trim pesky weeds. The device runs for about 120 minutes per charge. There’s an attachment for handling larger shrubs in your lawn, too.
One of the cool things about this item is that you can develop your own layout. It’s a thin layer of protective material with the seed pods currently embedded. At Seedsheets.com, you can select the seeds you want and decide what plants will grow next to each other.
If you don’t rather have the area to plant a garden in your yard, this indoor garden system is the best option. An app lets you automate watering, lighting (utilizing LED lights) and the nutrients. You can grow lettuce, kale, tomatoes and far more.
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