Steward: Plant Care Customized

Steward’s handy iOS app addresses the complexities of plant care. For $15 monthly (or $120 annually) you have access to the app’s numerous abilities: to identify plants, learn their care requirements, diagnose issues, find the correct light for species within your home and even select plants to match temperature requirements. Within, one can use the Plant Map to scan rooms or entire floors and find …

Eleplanter

While the charm of designer Scott Henderson’s self-watering Eleplanter is undeniable, there’s more at play than a cute animal reference. The trunk of the elephant actually functions as a watering reservoir, holding two weeks of liquid. The plant and soil rest in a receptacle with tiny weep holes, situated within the porcelain exterior design. The perforation absorption means there’s no overflow, over-watering or rising soil. …

SproutsIO Hybrid Hydroculture Technology

A soil-free countertop personal farming system that even a novice indoor gardner can master

The best way to be close to your food is to grow it yourself, though many people can’t keep houseplants or herb gardens alive in the best of times. With SproutsIO, funding now on Kickstarter after extensive product-testing, a self-moderating hybrid hydroculture technology now helps you grow food on your kitchen counter. This is a personal produce system, entirely soil-free, controlled by an app that …