16 Oct '11, 11am

Next on 'Exactly What We Dont Need' is the battery powered plant grower. Seriously. via @TreeHugger

Next on 'Exactly What We Dont Need' is the battery powered plant grower. Seriously. via @TreeHugger

Last year, we covered the pre-launch of the Click & Grow , an electronic gardening set that includes a soil-less pot, plant 'cartridges' and yep, even batteries. The premise is that people are either too busy or too much of a brownthumb to grow their own plants, so why not let some gadget do all the hard work? Now it's finally out and selling for not 17 € as initially anticipated -- but 59 € (about US$ 80). We were initially skeptical, but if there ever was a product that best demonstrated our increasing disconnect with nature, this one may be it -- and here's why. Developed by an Estonian entrepreneur, Click & Grow is the result of a meshing of hydroponics and aeroponics, all reduced to a series of sensors, processors and software, which surround the seeds in the disposable cartridge. All the user has to do is add batteries, light and water. Once the plant cartridge (whic...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/click-and-grow-el...

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