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Post  llama momma on 7/27/2016, 7:19 am

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Post  jimmy cee on 7/27/2016, 7:55 am

I'll take six at that great price.
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 7/27/2016, 8:45 am

Oh, yeah... Saw this on FB the other day.

Looks nifty-neato, but kinda takes all the fun out of it too.... I mean, what would I obsess over if I didn't have the garden??!!
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Post  floyd1440 on 7/27/2016, 9:27 am

I get satisfaction of gardening myself but maybe good for others.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 7/27/2016, 10:57 am

That's pretty cool, lm...altho I'd like to see it try to grow a pumpkin in MY yard! Rolling Eyes

Wonder how it gets rid of bugs, rabbits and other nibblers...?  Then there blight, wilt, PM, etc.

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Post  sanderson on 7/27/2016, 11:43 pm

But, can it follow a grid? If it snatches and dispatches grasshoppers, it might be worth the extra pocket change.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 7/29/2016, 8:02 pm

I posted this on my FB page a few days ago.

Here on the Forum, we are all gardeners and find pleasure in it, but what about those who don't? What if you have mobility issues and this could help you provide food for your family? What if you are a caretaker for a family member and don't have time but still want to provide your loved one with nutritious food? What if you for some reason you can't garden but want the joy of watching food grow?

What I liked about this is that it's open source and you can make it yourself lowering the cost.

While it certainly isn't for me, I can definitely see there's a certain segment who would find this handy.

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Post  No_Such_Reality on 7/30/2016, 11:49 am

I don't need the weeder or seeder.  I didn't see a harvester.  

I wonder how easy it would be to adapt the sensor and automated waterer.

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Post  trolleydriver on 7/30/2016, 12:48 pm

Very cool bu I want to see the cost benefit analysis and return on investment.

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