Having used my Smart Garden 9 for a few months, I can report that this indoor gardening system by Click and Grow is easy to use, effective, and a definite conversation starter. And this article could just as well have been titled “How anyone can grow indoors year-round with ease.”
If you are a regular reader, you know I enjoy getting my hands dirty. And this goes for both indoor and outdoor gardening.
But I also do enjoy things that just work.
And this is where my first Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 has delivered. I have started basil, red pak choi, lettuce, mini-tomatoes, red hot chili peppers, lavender, and even arugula in vermiculite.
So far, I have successfully harvested basil, lettuce, and red pak choi while both the tomatoes and peppers are developing nicely. Almost too nice; more about that in the videos.
I am about to publish my Week 7 and 8 update, and following this, I will write my final review of Smart Garden 9. And I can already now report that it is not for everyone or all types of plants. Stay tuned.
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Articles are underway. In the meantime, please check out our YouTube video covering Unpacking, setup and installation of our Smart Garden 9 and the Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, and Week 5, and week 6 Click and Grow Smart Garden 9, Week 7-8, and the Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 Summary Update videos on YouTube.
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Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 Summary Update
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 review: Week 7 & 8 update
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 review: Week 6 update
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 review: Week 5 update
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 review: Week 4 update
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 review: Week 3 update
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 review: Week 2 update
Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 review: Week 1, Unpacking, setup, and installation (camera problems, a bit laggy)
Over the next couple of months, I will publish articles and videos documenting the process. I will grow seven different types of plants.
- Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Red Pak Choi
- Mini Tomatoes
- Green Lettuce
Some are fast growers, and others will take longer to develop. I do hope you follow along with the process.
A bit of history, I first came across Click and Grow when a friend who worked for IKEA tried one of the 3-station systems at his home. He grew basil and did so with great success.
I was also growing basil with success. But he spent virtually no time a tall looking after his plants. His plants grew faster, and he supplied water when indicated and then moved on with his day. I would not say it annoyed me, but since I remember the feeling, there is obviously something there.
Over the next few weeks to months, I will publish a series of articles and videos on the Click and Grow system and take you through setup, installation, planting, advantages, limitations, and who I think it is for.
- Unpacking, setup, and installation of Click and Grow Smart Garden 9
- Planting with Click and Grow
- Who is Click and Grow best suited for?
- Which model Smart Garden do I need?
- What does Click and Grow do well, and are there limitations?
- Click and Grow for absolute beginners
- Comparing Click and Grow seed pods vs. using other substrates
- Cost, is it worth it? Is it good value?
- Thai basil in 30 days? How can it grow so fast? Watch our day-by-day “low-tech” timelapse.
- Can I grow <insert plant> in Smart Garden <insert model>?
- How to order Click and Grow
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