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This Smart Garden Will Make You Feel Like A Professional Gardener

Imagine yourself an avid gardener, and you stroll to your front yard one morning and find your plants wilted and on the verge of death. This nightmare scenario keeps many aspiring gardeners from starting a garden, but advances in technology can prevent dying plants and help you start a garden in your home. All you need is LED lighting and the right nutrients to achieve your plant-growing goals.

How Is This Possible?

The modern age has ushered in the Smart Garden 3, a product from Click & Grow that allows you to grow plants using a small amount of space and an LED light. One of the main factors that kill plants is a lack of sunlight, especially during winter. However, LED lighting provides a constant energy source for plants as you nurture your garden with nutrients and water.


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To start, you’ll receive a pod of three plants, but you can choose from 40 different varieties of seed packets. Additionally, you can choose Smart Garden 9, which gives you nine pods.

Baby Steps

The Smart Garden 3 does not require gardening tools or heavy bags of mulch or soil. The product derives from the same growing techniques used by NASA astronauts when they enter space.


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All you need to do is plug in the system and pour water in the reservoir. You don’t have to worry about adding or reducing water, as you’ll pour in enough water when you fill in the reservoir. Further, you’ll only add water when the light indicator instructs you to do so.

From there, place the plants in the pods, and watch your plants grow. Place the LED arm lamp over the plant to provide constant lighting. Overall, you’ll get a total of 16 hours of uninterrupted sunlight when turned on and eight hours when turned off.

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If you’re worried about energy costs, it’s worth noting that the LED only needs six watts of electricity. This equates to around five-dollars yearly to manage your garden.

A Stable Food Source

The great thing is that you don’t have to worry about contamination or insects whatsoever. You can also grow fruits or veggies using the same pods and grow them indoors. For example, you can choose basil, tomato, and lettuce for each pod and grow them all at once.

If you’re worried about pesticides on store-bought fruits and veggies, you can retain your own food source from the comfort of your home. Additionally, you may choose other foods in the form of peppers, chives, kale, thyme, cilantro, or oregano.


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Steady Reliability

The great thing about the Smart Garden is that you can be an expert or a beginner. Moreover, you can grow your garden entirely indoors and do not have to worry about a natural lighting source. This type of garden is also a great option during colder seasons.


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After setting up the base and pods, the entire process only takes 15 minutes. Overall, the plants will grow in weeks. As long as you provide the right amount of nutrients and water, you can grow as many plants or foods without the hassle of gardening.

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