Niwa wants to help you take the guess work out of germinating, and is one of the most affordable options on our list. With a Wi-Fi connection and the paired app, this internet-connected garden can control its own climate, light and watering, using hydroponics to efficiently grow your marijuana. You can even watch your plants grow through the clear class exterior. The Niwa One Standard costs $379, while the Niwa One Premium with an aluminum finish is $429.
Leaf looks something like a mini-fridge, with sufficient space inside to grow plenty of pot. The device is decked out with an air control system, water sensing system, humidity sensor, oxygen enrichment system, and more. Control Leaf from your smartphone via its app, and follow instructions for precise planting and marijuana management. Peek in on your plants via the HD camera built-in, watching them grow under LED bulbs — all the light they need to grow. Leaf is currently in pre-order, with a $300 deposit, and $2,690 then due at shipping.
If you're looking to expand the kind of herbs you grow, and add some marijuana to your home grown farm, smart planters are worth considering. Great for helping flowers, lettuce and thyme bloom, these containers are also particularly good for helping your pot plants take root just as well. Once you're sure your state is down with some cannabis cultivation, these 6 planters can give you a head start on having a little — or big — crop of your own.
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Long and sleek, Grobo won't compromise your living space. The design is meant to be energy efficient, and you can follow your pot's progress via the app or on your desktop computer. Grobo's sensors send data by app, so you know how your plants are holding up as they're hidden away. From pH levels to temperature, Grobo manages to keep your plants at their peak — all you need is a Wi-Fi connection and some starter seeds. The planter starts at $1,799 for the Grobo Solid and $1,999 for Grobo Premium which has a see-through door.
The porous fabric makes it easy for excess water to escape and also allows air into the pot to help dry out the soil. The result is that the roots will never become water logged.
However, if you train your plants to grow wide, this in not going to be a problem anyway. It’s really only an issue if you let your plants grow tall.
You’ll have to water constantly or your plant will not get enough hydration.
Easier To Grow In A Shorter Space
Finding the right balance is key. Luckily, there is one size we recommend for most growers. And there’s a simple rule for how much bigger your fabric pot should be than a regular pot.
Can I grow more than one plant per pot?
Require More Space
Smart pots are generally wider and shorter than a regular pot. This means your plants won’t need quite as much vertical space. The difference is not huge, though. But the squat size does lend itself much better to growing wide plants instead of tall ones.
One of the advantages was that smart pots don’t hold water and thus make overwatering practically impossible. The flip side of this is that the escaping water has to go somewhere.