Plants

Mr. Green Genes

Click & Grow

Ask anyone at the office who’s knowingly or unknowingly killed a houseplant, and you’ll probably learn of enough biennial-victims to fill a Home Depot greenhouse. In fact, one of the staffers (who shall not be named) actually thought coffee would be good for his Spider plant. Wrong. Not for green thumbs who actually give a...

Amateur Gardener? There's an app for that

Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor & App

We’ve all severely neglected or, worse, killed a few plants. Before you could make the excuse that keeping track of sunlight, water, and the quality of the soil was just too much for your one track mind to handle. Now, with Koubachi (~$142), your black thumb isn’t so easily wiped clean. Using a Wifi sensor...

It's easy being green

Mosser

We’ve all probably drowned or neglected a few plants in our past, but a black thumb shouldn’t stop you from adding a hint of green to your home (that the alien growth cropping up on your leftovers from time to time doesn’t count). The Mosser is a sleek little glass terrarium housing a simple yet...

Shown actual size... maybe

Dawn Redwood Bonsai Forest Kit

The phrase “mighty Redwood” does not pertain to the Dawn Redwoods ($50) found in this kit. Instead, these Gary Coleman-sized plants are ancestors of the giant Cali variety and were assumed to be extinct until one was discovered in a Chinese rice field in the 1940s. As one of only two known deciduous conifers (think...