Edyn Garden Sensor, a solar-powered stake with five sensors built into it. It works in tandem with an iOS app to provide readouts of soil conditions, fertilizing and watering tips
In the golden age of convergence, creating a compelling piece of standalone hardware is tough. If it doesn’t interact with your phone, it’s a non-starter. If its functionality can be replicated with an app, it’s probably DOA. The price and the design need to be right, and it helps if you can stick it in places you wouldn’t think about putting your phone.