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Given the current state of the world, the ability to have fresh herbs, fruits, and other plants grow indoors without leaving your house has probably never sounded so good. However, indoor gardening is not an easy hobby to master. Luckily, an innovative Canadian tech startup has created a device that completely eliminates the indoor gardening learning curve, allowing you to grow all sorts of lush plants in any room in your house with the simple touch of a button. And that device is an automated, indoor grow box called the Grobo.
The Grobo is an automatic hydroponic growing system that instantly transforms anyone into a master of indoor horticulture. All you have to do is add seeds, water, and nutrients, then select a “grow recipe” on the Grobo app. Grobo takes care of the rest.
Using a system of cutting edge sensors to monitor growing conditions and your plants’ progress, Grobo automatically adjusts water, light, temperature, humidity, and nutrients to produce perfect plants every time. The only thing you have to do is refill the water reservoir about once a week, and perform minor tasks such as pruning when instructed to do so by the Grobo app.
That may sound too good to be true, but it’s not. Grobo can grow just about any plant that fits inside its 14x14x48-inch frame, and the app has an extensive library of grow recipes. However, this amazing machine was originally designed to meet the specific challenges of trying to cultivate high quality medicinal cannabis at home. And you can definitely still use it for that.
There are two Grobo models to choose from. Both feature automatic nutrient dosing; automatic pH balancing; responsive LED lighting that adjusts depending on the stage of the growing cycle; around-the-clock environmental monitoring; carbon filters to eliminate odor leakage; a three gallon water tank; and dual intake fans for air circulation and drying. Both also feature the same understated design and minimalist footprint, making them perfect for any decor. The only difference between the two models is the door.
Grobo Solid has a solid metal door. This makes the Grobo look like an ordinary cabinet, thus blending into the background of any room in the house. This is the perfect solution for those who don’t necessarily want their indoor gardening to become a topic of conversation with everyone who visits their house.
Instead of a solic metal door, Grobo Premium has a door made from cutting edge fluid glass that can go from clear to opaque with the touch of a button. This gives you privacy when you want it, but also lets you easily check in on your plant without letting bugs in or smells out.
Contrary to what you might expect given this level of high tech automation, Grobos do not cost very much to operate. Most users who grow indoors will spend about $5 a month on energy and $10 a month on custom Grobo nutrients. Even with that, when you factor in all the money you will save by not buying premium retail products, the Grobo can pay for itself in as little as 18 months.
All Grobos are built right here in North America. On top of that, they come with free next-day delivery, and they ship fully assembled. That means you can get your indoor gardening on a lot sooner than you think.
Whether you’re interested in growing fruit, vegetables, herbs, house plants, or even cannabis, if you want to do it in the comfort and privacy of your own home, you won’t find a more fool-proof solution than Grobo.