The best holiday gifts for gardeners will sow the seeds of anticipation for greener days ahead, and spread a little sunshine in the off season
The best holiday gifts for gardeners are the ones that keep their minds in the dirt, even during the off-season.
These gardening and garden-themed gifts will sow the seeds of anticipation for greener days to come and spread a little sunshine just when it’s needed most.
SMART VIDEO CAMERA BIRD FEEDER: This device not only feeds your feathered friends but also identifies and records them as they visit. Mount it outdoors, then download the free app to your iPhone (iOS 11 or later) or Android (OS 5.0 or later) and connect it to your Wi-Fi network. When a bird lands on the solar-charged feeder, AI identifies its species and sends alerts, ultra-wide HD images, live stream video with sound, and species details to your smartphone. Includes 8 GB memory card. $219.99 at sharperimage.com.
HYDROPONIC SMART GROWER: This award-winning grow system allows you to grow fresh food indoors year-round without sunlight or soil. The 16-plant unit has 86 LED lights and 10 smart sensors that monitor plants remotely and communicate with the free aspara mobile app, which sends alerts when care is needed. Two vegetable, herb, fruit or edible flower capsules are included; others are sold separately. $399 at grow-green.com.
MODERN SPROUT GROW AND GLOW: Enjoy the soy-blend candle over the winter, then upcycle its footed ceramic vessel into a planter and grow the included seeds in spring. Choose from Herb Garden (gray pot with basil seeds), Wildflower Fields (dark brown pot with daisy seeds), Desert Oasis (light brown pot with aloe seeds) or Frosted Forest (white with spruce tree seeds). $40 atRead more on abcnews.go.com