Kickstarter project seeks funding to sprout fresh herbs and vegetables in households worldwide
Palo Alto, Calif. – March 27, 2013 – Click & Grow
, designer of indoor smart gardens, unveils the Smart Herb Garden on Kickstarter today. The Smart Herb Garden is a high-tech, self-watering plant system that grows multiple herbs at once. Click & Grow is looking for support from technology enthusiasts, travel fanatics, people cursed with black thumbs and anyone else who wants to add a little green into their life, to make this product a reality.
“With the Smart Herb Garden we hope to bring the World one step closer to sustainable and self-sufficient lifestyles,” says Click & Grow’s CEO, Mattias Lepp. “With more than 3 years of R&D behind the Smart Herb Garden, we aim to provide users a fool-proof gardening solution that is simple and intuitive to use at a fraction of the cost of similar products on the market.”
No gardening knowledge is required as the technology in the Smart Herb Garden does all the work. The growth medium used in each plant cartridge is a nanotech material that is engineered to supply the plant roots with the right amount of oxygen, water and nutrients at any time. No pesticides, fungicides, hormones or any other kind of harmful substances are involved.
Traditional LED lights makes plants look unnatural and can be harmful for children’s eyes, the LED in the Smart Herb Garden was created in collaboration with the world’s leading LED technologists to invent a natural-looking light system that is safe for young eyes. Using only 6 watts of energy, the cutting-edge lighting solution used in the Smart Herb Garden provides the plants enough light to grow. This will reduce electricity bills to run the Smart Herb Garden, costing around 5 dollars for an entire year.