Tech in the garden – 2019 gardening trend
Technology permeates our lives and has, in many ways, transformed the way that we enjoy our hobbies and free time. In the garden, increasing accessibility to and decreasing prices of clever tech items means that we can achieve finishes that would only have been seen in the highest end design in years gone by.
- Think smart irrigation and watering systems
- Think motion sensor solar lighting
- Think smart lighting that you can control from your phone
- Think outdoor surround sound speaker and entertainment systems
- Think automatic lawnmowers
- Think Apps to help you garden better
- Think home weather stations
At BBC Gardeners’ World Live you’ll find a host of innovative technology products to help you garden better. With many more exhibitors still to be confirmed, here’s just a few to look out for at the 2019 event in June.
World of Water (stand G310)
Supplies everything aquatic, you’ll find an incredible array of water features including solar powered fountain jets, and water displays with LED lighting.
Light innovations (stand E142 & E144)
Great lighting transforms a garden in the twilight hours to a place of magic. From solar lighting to smart controlled lighting you'll find it all at Light Innovations.
Gardeners’ World Magazine digital subscription (stand G80)
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Gardena (stand G270)
A modern irrigation system from GARDENA looks after your plants, saves on water and gives you more time to relax in your garden. With rainwater sensors, water computers and multi-channel solutions your garden will be perfectly watered, whatever the weather!
Rainwater Terrace (stand G54)
Multi Award winning modular water butt by Rainwater Terrace with integrated self-watering planters. These water butt kits contain everything you need to start saving rainwater today including a rainwater diverter and a water butt stand.
Access Irrigation (stand E214)
Innovative irrigation systems, with a bespoke design service option.
With a day out at BBC Gardeners’ World Live you can explore an array of exhibitors who'll help you up the ante with your tech in the garden.
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