gardening

Edyn debuts smart water valve to put home gardens on autopilot

Oakland, Calif.-based Edyn started selling a new, smart gardening device this week: an Internet-connected water valve that lets users irrigate their gardens or lawns automatically. The Edyn Water Va

Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Takes The Guesswork Out Of Container Gardening

Houseplants can be hard to care for, even when watered regularly on a sunny windowsill. A new device from Swiss startup <a href="http://www.koubachi.com">Koubachi</a> takes the guesswork out of plant

Electronic Flowerpot Takes The Guesswork Out Of Gardening

Even though plants need only a few things to grow – water, air, light and minerals – maintaining the right proportions can make gardening feel like a high-maintenance hobby. Estonian company <a hr

Japanese Cell Phone Owners Get Gardening Tips Via Mobile Emails

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/docomo_sensor.jpg" /> If you needed one more piece of evidence that Japan is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2008/08/09/japan%E2%80

EasyBloom Plus allows nerds to garden like a pro

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/easybloomplus.jpg" />Hidden in the picture above is a fake plant. Not only is it a fake plant, but it's a <em>high tech</em> fake plant,

On the subject of dovetailing skill sets…

Just came across this gem of a Craigslist post in my RSS reader. computer/gardening help (Cambridge) Harvard academic requires help at home/home office. Approximately five-10 hours a week to help with

ThirstyLight! Tells you when to wet your wysteria's whistle

I’m not sure why you wouldn’t just use your built-in all-purpose moisture indicator (tongue) to tell whether your plant’s soil is dry, but this thing is cool anyway. It tests for wet