Gardening is not just a hobby, for some enthusiasts it’s a passion for green life. Gardening, just like having a pet, is time consuming in a good way; because you know that plants bear life, you vow to keep it alive and healthy. After all they make a great contribution too for your surroundings. So if on some seasons gardening seems to be a bit of a challenge then why not consider investing on some gadgets that will help boost life to your plants?
This gardening device by invented by Bill Whaley after becoming too frustrated with his tomato gardening. This Gadget helps in pollination by making tiny vibrations to shake the pollens from a flower of a plant when it is held close to it. The pollens are collected into a plastic spoon that is held underneath the flower. Then you can now take this spoon with pollens and dip the female part of another flower into it. Attesting to the effectiveness of the device, his tomato plant yielded 38% more after using it. Of late, he made a re-chargeable version of this gadget for less battery expense. This gadget sells for $50.
Rapitest 4 Way Analyzer
If you’re a gardening novice then it’s likely that you have not yet mastered measuring the moisture of the soil as well as its pH level. This is especially important if you’re planting organic vegetables where you need your soil to be alkalinic. This gadget is useful in soil moisture measurement and acidity level. Another function of this gadget is testing the sunlight level in a particular spot of your garden to know the type of flowers or plants to can grow there.
Digital Rain Gauge
This is a wireless gadget that monitors rainfall by day or week or even by month. Measuring the rainfall is important in farming and home gardening to determine how wet the soil is after each rain. When you’re trying to grow plants for a small business that later on you’ll harvest from, you want to predict how your harvest will be like later on. This kind of gadget can also track indoor and outdoor temperatures with its built-in thermometer.
This gadget is made by Easy Gardener a company that makes useful gardening novelties. This battery-operated product replaces the “scarecrow” figure that you can’t obviously set-up in your urban garden. This is really an owl-figurine made of resin that is placed near plants or fence post. Equipped with a sensor, when this owl detects a moving garden intruders like birds, squirrels, rodents, rabbits and other pests, it will turn its head to the direction of the intruder to stare and hoot thus scaring it away. This product cost $40 in the market.