The Eco-Drop is a concept to use the liquids that worms produce from breaking down waste food as a fertilizer for a garden. The concept helps to prevent harmful chemicals entering the food chain and to prevent water contamination. It also helps to recycle a households food waste into an effective fertilizer for a garden.
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This solar powered Spinning Sunflower is meant for use as an amusing addition to any garden or conservatory.
Solar Star Lights can illuminate any garden with their white LED lights. These weatherproof lights can be used to decorate many different garden elements like trees, bushes and archways, bringing light to shady spots as night falls.
The Green Glazed Ceramic Solar Sphere Lantern is a quaint solar light that is perfect for a conservatory, kitchen window, or any windowsill really. The lantern looks very much like its candle-lit counterpart, except without the need for candles. This means you don’t need to worry about finding eco-friendly candles, or indeed the fire risk from having lit candles around the home. (more…)
The Volksgarden Rotating Garden is a circular hydroponics system that allows you to grow up to 80 plants in less than 9 square feet! The Volksgarden Rotating Garden rotates completely every 45 minutes, making the most efficient use of light, water and nutrients. The rotating garden is perfect if you don’t have a great deal of space, but at a diameter of 48″, and being 76″ tall by 30″ wide, you’re going to need some space for it! (more…)
The Smart Solar Roto Basket is a gadget that will automatically turn your hanging baskets so that all of the plants in the basket get equal exposure to the sun. If the sunlight is brighter, the basket turns more quickly. The gadget will also help ensure patches of soil in the hanging baskets don’t dry out too quickly. (more…)
If you don’t have a garden, but you still want to be green-fingered, you might find the Aeroponics Power Plant Growing Machine interesting. Using technology pioneered by NASA, the growing machine allows you to grow all kinds of plants all year round using a soil-less plant-growing technique. The system uses a series of microjets that constantly sprays roots with super-oxygenated nutrient rich water to help plants grow. (more…)
The Neuton CE 6 Mower is a rechargeable battery-powered lawn mower for the garden. Rather than using a petroleum-based fuel, the mower just uses batteries. A single charge of the 360kWh battery is enough to mow up to 15,000 sq. ft. or 1/3 acre of grass. (more…)
The RBZG001 Solar Lawnmower Robot is an intelligent garden mower that has been designed for both home and commercial use. The mower uses solar power to charge itself, and uses network technology to add a layer of intelligence about its mowing behaviour. (more…)
Well it’s now the gardening season, so most of us are pottering around in our gardens looking after all our plants. If you don’t get a great deal of rain, then you’ll be watering the garden. If you have a garden hose, you’ll probably be using loads of water without realising it! The Water Watch Spray Nozzle and Water Watch Fan Spray Nozzle are adjustable spray attachments for your garden hose that tell you just how much water you’re using. (more…)