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It's almost time to get out there and landscape, plant your vegetable gardens, and flower beds. As you begin to plan your garden adventures, check out these cool and innovative gadgets to help you along!
Netatmo Weather Station
You'll have all the information you need to maintain your garden based on the weather with a Netatmo Weather Station. Receive a notification on your smartphone when it rains in your garden and water your plants when they need it.
Features include temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, indoor CO2 concentration and sound meter, real-time notifications and graphs for data history. Connect multiple stations to your smartphone and multiple smartphones to a station. It has a lifetime free personal account for your data and fully weatherproof.
Netatmo supports iPhone iOS, Android and Windows, access your detailed data from anywhere, at any time. It's also compatible with Amazon Alexa.
See how your flowers grow or see what critters may be causing them not to with the Brinno GardenWatchCam. This 1.3 megapixel time-lapse digital camera can be set to snap photos at intervals from 1 minute to every 24 hours. Just stick the camera in your garden and watch your garden grow!
Edyn Wi-Fi Garden Sensor
Edyn’s Garden Sensor and Water Valve is a wifi-based app with a valve set-up that waters your plants, tracks light, humidity, temperature, soil nutrition and moisture. It even also gives you advice about what plants might do well in your garden.
Garden Plan Pro iPad
Having trouble planning your vegetable garden? The Garden Plan Pro app is as a visual aid in laying out your rows and beds before you pick up a shovel. It also provides weather station data, gives advice on the best plants for your region, and offers information on more than 140 different species of flowers and vegetables.
Basestation is one of the best options out there to monitor the soil humidity of your plants, and let you know when you need to get watering. The Plantlink Basestation and app can manage up to 64 separate sensors. The starter package includes one and additional units can be purchased for $35.
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