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Indoor gardening sounds like a great idea in theory. Who wouldn’t like to grow fresh herbs, fruits, and other plants year-round? The only problem is that it requires a lot of knowledge, time, and effort that most people just don’t have. But what if there was a simple, fool-proof way to grow plants in your living room, kitchen, or bedroom with the touch of a button? Well, thanks to the Grobo automated grow box, there is.
Often described as “the Keurig of plants,” the Grobo is a fully automated smart hydroponic growing system designed to take the guesswork out of indoor horticulture. That may sound too good to be true, but it’s not. All you have to do is add seeds, water, and nutrients, then select the appropriate “grow recipe” on the app, and Grobo takes care of the rest.
Using an array of cutting edge sensors to monitor growing conditions, Grobo automatically adjusts water, light, temperature, humidity, and nutrients to produce perfect plants every time. All you have to do is refill the Grobo’s water reservoir about once a week, and perform minor pruning when instructed to do so by the Grobo app.
The brainchild of a Canadian tech startup, Grobo can grow just about any plant that will fit inside its 14x14x48-inch frame. However, it was originally designed to meet the challenges faced by those trying to cultivate medicinal cannabis at home.
The Grobo automated grow box comes in two different models: Grobo Solid and Grobo Premium. Both of them 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 elegant, understated design and minimalist footprint, making them perfect for any decor.
Grobo Solid has a solid metal door. This provides maximum discretion and makes the Grobo look like an ordinary cabinet, thus helping it blend into the background of any room in the house.
Grobo Premium has a door made from cutting edge fluid glass that goes from clear to opaque with the touch of a button. This gives you privacy when you want it, but also lets you check on your plant without letting bugs in or smells out.
When it comes to price, there’s no getting around the fact that both Grobo models represent a bit of an investment. However, Grobos don’t cost an arm and a leg to operate. Most users can expect to spend about $5 a month on energy and $10 a month on nutrients. When you factor in all the money you’ll save by not buying premium retail products, the Grobo can actually pay for itself in as little as 18 months. After that, all the savings go straight into your pocket.
So if you are interested in growing your own high quality plants in the comfort and privacy of your own home, you need to take a serious look at Grobo. This high tech indoor growing system might change your life.
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