31 May '17, 11am

World's smallest garden is a self-watering pot made from a repurposed glass bottle

World's smallest garden is a self-watering pot made from a repurposed glass bottle

BYOB, add water, insert Urban Leaf device, and enjoy growing some of your own food in a small space. Forgive me if I'm speaking to the choir a bit here, but considering how basic and universal food is, and how global and carbon-intensive our food system currently is, and the long distances traveled by most of our daily diet choices, getting back to producing some of our own food in a low-impact way seems to be a pretty obvious direction for us to be heading. And while that can be rather simple if you have a yard or garden space and a little bit of time, it's not so easy in a small apartment, or during the winter, or if you've never grown a single thing in your life. Luckily, science and technology have given us some solutions for small indoor growing spaces, including grow lights and hydroponics and automation, which can make countertop growing simpler for newbies. However...

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