This Clever Modular Gardening Kit Fits 32 Big Tools Into One Small Bag

Gardening tools are kind of dumb, when you think about it. Why have a shed full of different tools, when really all you need is one handle and a bunch of different attachments? That's exactly why REDHED's Garden Tool Master Kit is so brilliant. Every tool you need fits in one handy bag! » 1/21/15 5:00pm 1/21/15 5:00pm

Parrot's New Greenthumb Gadgets Take Care of Your Plants Automatically

Parrot's ramping up its line of plant-care gadgets with two new products, which will be released later this year: Parrot Pot and Parrot H2O. They'll take care of your plants for weeks on end so you don't have to. » 1/04/15 7:00pm 1/04/15 7:00pm

Seed-Filled Caps Turn Plastic Bottles Into Tiny Gardens

If you're looking for a more profitable way to recycle your empty plastic water bottles, forget about taking them to the curb every week. As long as your home gets a few drops of sunshine every day, you can turn them into tiny productive gardens with these Petomato bottle caps. » 5/14/14 9:40am 5/14/14 9:40am

Gardener Claims He Hasn't Watered This 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 in the UK says he sealed up his bottle garden in 1972—and hasn't watered it since. » 4/14/14 11:00am 4/14/14 11:00am

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. » 3/25/14 10:00am 3/25/14 10:00am

A Sniping Sprinkler That Only Targets Your Plants When They Need Water

A built-in sprinkler system is a better way to water a garden than just standing there randomly blasting plants with a hose. And taking that idea one step further, the Droplet turns your sprinklers into intelligent snipers that only water the plants you tell them to using a focused stream—except when rainy weather… » 3/19/14 6:20pm 3/19/14 6:20pm

How to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring Planting

Even as the East Coast continues to dig out of its latest snowpocalypse the country's more hospitable climes are already beginning to thaw out. And now that your garden no longer resembles tundra, it's time to dig in and get your plot ready for spring planting. Here's what you'll need to do. » 3/05/14 4:00pm 3/05/14 4:00pm

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

If you live in an apartment or condo 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 » 1/01/14 4:00pm 1/01/14 4:00pm

Plant Your Next Garden With A Boom, Using Repurposed Shotgun Shells

For all the hubbub about California banning the use of lead in ammunition, there's been less of a focus on safer alternatives—but designer Per Crowell has taken this to perhaps its most tongue-in-cheek extreme, proposing shotgun shells filled with seeds. » 12/05/13 10:27am 12/05/13 10:27am

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 closet-space. » 11/30/13 12:00pm 11/30/13 12:00pm

Autumn Yardwork's a Breeze With This Leaf Smooshing Rake

You might think the cheap plastic rake you grabbed at the hardware store is more than adequate given you really only use it for about one month out of the year. But that's only because you haven't been introduced to Quirky's wonderful new Rake 'n' Tamp which not only wrangles leaves, it also tamps them down so you… » 10/03/13 10:20am 10/03/13 10:20am

Pack Every Inch of Your Balcony with Garden

Look, you're already stuffing your entire life into a 100 sq ft box, you might as well maximize your balcony's utility as well. With some minor augmentations, you can turn even the tiniest outdoor space into a personal Babylonian Garden. » 9/02/13 4:30pm 9/02/13 4:30pm

Sure, Why Not Pretend To Be Pregnant With a Tree Baby?

Do you love plants. No, I mean really love plants. We're talking "I want sapling inside me" love. Like, "literally all I want is to birth a small but hearty tomato plant" love. Well we've got a gift for all three(?) of you: maternity vests for plant pregnancy. » 7/12/13 6:40pm 7/12/13 6:40pm

This All-In-One Kit Lets You Grow Flowers You Can Eat

Obviously there are flowers you can eat. But be careful about digging around your garden to find some yourself. You could chomp on something poisonous and then—oops! You're dead! But if you've ever wanted to deck a cake out with some beautiful blooms, this Edible Flower Seed Kit from Sarah Rainwater is a safer bet. » 7/01/13 5:00pm 7/01/13 5:00pm

The 8 Types of Shovels Everyone Should Know

Humans have been digging in the Earth since the dawn of the Neolithic Revolution, some 12,000 years ago. While the earliest agriculturalists had to make do with shovels crudely fashioned from animal bones—shoulder blades were a popular choice—later material advances (namely stone, wood, and metal) led to the… » 4/22/13 2:00pm 4/22/13 2:00pm

How to Awaken Your Lawn from Its Winter Slumber

Whether your lawn is the emerald crown jewel of the neighborhood or has more brown spots than a cheetah, now is the time to give your yard a spring cleaning. If you're just trying to get rid of the dead spots or starting over from scratch, here's what you'll need to do to ensure your yard stays lush—or at least… » 4/15/13 2:00pm 4/15/13 2:00pm

Grow Your Greens in a Hanging Gutter Garden

City living shouldn't preclude you from working your land—even if it's paved over in concrete. Here's a simple, inexpensive means of creating your own 'Hanging Gardens of Babylon' from some gutter and a chain link fence. » 3/25/13 2:40pm 3/25/13 2:40pm

This Industrial Strength Trimmer Shaves Perfect Dutch Greens

If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now. It's just a spring clean for the May queen. Either that or it's the Globus machine trimmer working its way down the line. » 2/04/13 11:43am 2/04/13 11:43am

Click & Grow Lightning Review: The Hands-Off Hydroponic Garden

It's the dead of winter, your outdoor herb garden is buried under a foot of snow, and you've got a margherita pizza in desperate need of fresh basil. What do you do rookie? What do you do? » 1/28/13 3:25pm 1/28/13 3:25pm