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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 23 June 2018

Watch: Smart garden makes urban farming easy

Estonia-based 'Click and Grow' previewed its latest 'smart garden' at the IFA tech fair in Berlin, a window box for the the modern age that grows vegetables and herbs automatically. Matthew Stock reports.

Growing your own vegetables and herbs can be a laborious process.Lack of space in urban environments makes it even harder. But this smart garden is bringing the window box into the modern age.

Much like Nespresso coffee capsules, users 'plant' this soil pod... containing the seeds and all the nutrients which are released in sync with the plant's life cycle.

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