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The Smart Garden 9

Touch the Soil News #934 (Feature photo – The Smart Garden 9 – photo courtesy of Click and Grow) The Finnish company – Click and Grow – has invented a new indoor food-growing appliance. It is the latest innovation that self-waters the plants. Plants come in biodegradable plant capsules. Simply pop in the capsules, add water and plug in. The handle allows you to move it anywhere you want in the house. The Smart Garden 9 sells for $199.95 and ships to the U.S. for $9.95. The basic kit includes 9 plant capsules – tomatoes, lettuce and basil. You can order from the company directly at: https://www.clickandgrow.com/ Want More? -…

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Farming in the Kitchen

Touch the Soil News #763 (photo courtesy of GrowChef) Across the Atlantic in Eastern Europe is the small nation of Estonia. It’s about twice the size of Vermont with only 1.3 million people. A small group of entrepreneurs from Estonia want to change how food at home works. Called the GrowChef, their invention is designed to let you harvest a modest plant of lettuce every day. Through a combination of automatic internal water and nutrient distribution, led grow lights and 51 slots to grow produce you can do it all in a very small footprint. User receive can order small “plugs” that contain the seeds of the greens you want…

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Natufia – Indoor Kitchen Garden for $14,000

Touch the Soil News #595 From the small nation of Estonia (Northern Europe), with a small population of 1.3 million people comes a unique high-tech kitchen garden. Called the Natufia Kitchen Garden, it is a standing cabinet with glass windows that is a hydroponic growing system designed to grow lettuces, herbs and tomatoes. Able to hold from 32 to 64 plants, the inventors claim a family of four can eat out of it every day. The Natufia Kitchen Garden is a fully-autonomous growing machine that keeps the plants healthy and alive regardless of whether or not you have a green thumb. This novel kitchen appliance that grows green food is…

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