gardening

Botanium Hydroponic and Automatic Indoor Gardening Pot review

REVIEW – Farm fresh herbs and veggies can make all the difference between a good dish or a blah dish. But not everyone has the time, space, or interest to put in their own garden. Gardening is Jeanne’s hobby and we have a 50′ x 50′ fenced in garden plot on our property. Traditional gardening …

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EGO 21″ Self-Propelled Peak Power electric lawn mower review

REVIEW – Since EGO sent me their Power+ 530 CFM blower, I’ve become a fan of EGO and more importantly, an advocate for clean battery-powered lawn equipment. I’m no tree hugger, but I do appreciate the advantages of yard tools that use no gas, have no fumes and are even quieter! You don’t appreciate the …

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Aeon Matrix Yardian smart sprinkler controller with HD camera review

REVIEW – Watering the lawn. A mundane task, dragging around hoses and sprinklers and remembering (or forgetting) to turn them off. Or, you can go with a sprinkler system, typically controlled by a simple timer where you select days to water, and how long to water each zone. But, what happens when the weather changes? …

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EcoQube Air lets you grow your favorite plant on your desk

Working in an office cubicle can be a bit drab and I’m always looking for ways to liven it up a bit. The EcoQube Air does just that by providing a desktop greenhouse for you to grow and maintain your favorite plant while providing beneficial air quality improvements. The EcoQube Air not only will oxygenate …

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Your home is smart – now with Elgato Eve Aqua, your lawn can be smart, too

Elgato Eve products can be used inside to automate your home.  The Gadgeteer has even reviewed some of them.  Now Elgato adds the Eve Aqua to turn your outdoor faucet into an “intelligent water outlet” to make watering your yard as easy as set-it-and-forget it scheduling or to allow you to water your lawn while …

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There’s nothing kinky about the Bernini Pro Series garden hose

Are you tired of those traditional, green rubber-pipe garden hoses that get kinked up so badly water won’t pass through or spring so many leaks your yard looks like a water feature?  Replace that old hose with a Bernini Pro Series hose and you won’t have to deal with kinks again. The Bernini hose is …

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Pocket Hose Top Brass Bullet expanding garden hose review

I’ve reviewed and used two Pocket Hoses in the past few years and have liked how they are lightweight, don’t take up that much space, and are so much easier to move from place to place compared to traditional rubber garden hoses. The only problem with the Pocket Hoses that I’ve used in the past …

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Using a SureCan gas can means never overfilling your lawn mower again

How many times have you refilled the gas tank on your lawn mower, weed eater, blower, chainsaw, etc. only to have it overflow and make a mess? I can’t count the number of times that I’ve done that and ended up with gas on my shoes, hands, and the ground. The problem is that traditional …

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Now you can garden like Wolverine

Live out your wildest Wolverine fantasies – in the garden – with Garden Genie gloves. These latex and nylon gloves are waterproof, puncture resistant, and feature ABS plastic claws which make them perfect for dangerous outdoor projects like planting flowers.

Click & Grow introduces DIY gardening – sorta

Growing your own food is awesome because you know where it came from and how it was grown (with or without pesticides). But gardening itself takes some effort if you want the plants to actually live long enough to produce fruits and vegetables. The folks at Click & Grow are no strangers to making gardening …

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Steam clean (I mean murder) the weeds in your lawn with Dynasteam

If you have a yard, then you also have weeds in that yard. I think my yard has more weeds than grass. I live in the woods, so it’s inevitable because I don’t want to treat my lawn with weed killing chemicals because I have an indoor/outdoor cat and I feel like the less toxic …

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EGO cuts the cord but not the power with new outdoor products

It’s always interesting when a new brand of lawn equipment comes out of nowhere and captures the imagination—and wallets—of consumers. Introduced in 2014, EGO has spent the last ten years researching and developing the Power+ platform, resulting in a line of cordless outdoor yard equipment with the power and performance of gas without the noise, …

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