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Gardener Claims He Hasn't Watered His Flourishing Biosphere Since 1972

If you can't raise a plant to save your life you know the appeal of terrariums, which can sustain themselves for months on end without being watered. But a retiree from Surrey says he sealed up his bottle garden in 1972—and hasn't watered it since. Read More >>

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The New Click & Grow Herb Garden Does Everything but Harvest Itself

Click and Grow's second generation home hydroponic system launches today that, like its predecessor, provides urban gardeners an organic, pesticide-free, and nearly autonomous herb garden. Except the new Smart Herb Garden doesn't need a bright window spot—it includes its own miniature sun. Read More >>

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A Fold-Flat Watering Can Designed For Your Cramped Balcony Garden

If you live in a flat in a big city, and have managed to find a little room on your tiny balcony for a modest garden, you probably don't have much space left for the tools needed to toil over your cramped crops. So inventor Marc R. came up with this rather clever soft sided watering can called the Squish that's thin and easy to store when it's empty. Read More >>

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How to Grow a Garden in a Garment Box

Cultivating an indoor garden is surprisingly easy these days, even if your studio apartment is only slightly bigger than a shoe box. And with a bit of resourcefulness and some minor MacGyvering, you can grow fresh produce year-round without sacrificing precious wardrobe-space. Read More >>

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Growing Plants Just Got A Lot Smarter with Parrot's Flower Power

Parrot, a company more famous for making the AR Drone, is attempting to smarten up your garden with the Flower Power. It's a Bluetooth sensor that looks like a cute little tree branch that you place inside your flower pot to measure sunlight, humidity, temperature and fertiliser. Basically, you'll know exactly what each of your plants need in real time. Read More >>

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Green Gifts for the Urban Gardener

It doesn't matter whether the gardener on your Christmas shopping list has a green thumb or black, works a four-acre garden or is a windowsill herb planter; these tools will help make their victory garden a winner. Read More >>

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Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Review: Now Anyone Can Be a Master Gardener

What's the opposite of a "green thumb"? You. After flubbing a forest's worth of ficuses and killing countless cacti, it's time to get some help with this whole indoor gardening thing. The Koubachi plant sensor might just get your houseplants through the week. Read More >>

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The Spinning Indoor Garden Built Using NASA Technology

What was once intended to be a garden for outerspace could someday be a garden for your living room. The DesignLibero Green Wheel is a planter box fashioned into a rotating wheel, offering the benefit of light and space economy for small, sun-starved environments. Read More >>

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Grow Your Own Little Hanging Garden of Babylon with the Volet Végétal

Just because you're six stories up and the closest thing to a balcony you've got is the fire escape, doesn't mean you can't have yourself a kick-ass herb garden. The Volet Végétal concept could give even the densest city dwellers access to a little greenery. Read More >>

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Magnifying Glass Vase Greatly Exaggerates Your Gardening Skills

Even if the garden you planted in the spring ends up looking like a devastated warzone by the summer, you can still impress your friends with what appear to be giant healthy blooms thanks to this magnifying Big Bloom vase. Read More >>

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This Gorgeous Mini Hydroponic Farm Turns Your Home into Pot and Produce Heaven

Living in an flat or any small home has its limitations — you can't blast your music, and you can't grow your own delicious things. But Windowfarms is a beautiful, simple fix — the magic of hydroponics, strapped to any ordinary window. Read More >>

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