You have probably seen the many smart home products available for enhancing the interior design of your home
But did you know that similar technology is also available for your garden?
Consider these 12 high-tech upgrades for your next garden makeover
Smart lighting is not just for your living room anymore. With smart lighting, you can set just the right mood for your patio or outdoor space with attractive natural lighting or fun colours.
You can save money and prolong the life of your equipment by controlling the disconnect switch from your smartphone, too.
A robot lawn mower is the easiest way to ensure your lawn stays clean and manicured while leaving out most of the manual labour that comes with mowing.
A variety of outdoor kitchen technology is available to allow you to cook just about anything you would cook in your home kitchen outdoors. With the addition of a covered area, you can add a full bar and outdoor television to your setup. Outdoor kitchens are a great way to entertain your guests in the garden.
Not only will it add convenience to your next barbecue but it will also add a chic element to your home. And you can check out this Cosmo Grill BBQ which is the perfect BBQ companion.
If you have ever wanted to watch a digital time-lapse recording of your garden growing, then a garden cam is perfect for you. If you have more practical concerns, such as figuring out which pesky critter has been nibbling on your vegetables, the garden cam can also help you with that. Garden cams also provide some security in case of a possible break-in.
Landscape Design Software
If you do not want to hire a professional landscaper but are not quite sure how to get started on designing your own landscape, there is an app for that. These useful programs will help you digitally map out what you want your garden to look like before you go out and buy any equipment or install anything.
Of course, you will have to maintain this newly created landscape and what better way to do it than with eco-friendly, cordless electric equipment. Mowers like the GTech cordless mower 2.0 and the Greenworks 40V one are excellent additions to your garden power tools equipment list.
Smart Irrigation Controllers
With a smart irrigation controller, gone are the days of simply manually operating your lawn sprinklers or putting them on a set schedule. A smart system can tap into weather information to intelligently decide when the best time to irrigate your lawn or garden is.
With this technology, you conserve water and you can ensure that your plants or grass never get over watered.
Pest Deterring Drone
If the local wildlife is wreaking havoc on your garden, run them off with a pest deterring drone. This high-tech option avoids the use of poisons or other chemicals that may be harmful to humans or pets.
Whole-home Smart Technology
If you would like to control everything from your thermostat to your garage door in one place, you might consider a whole-home smart technology solution. Some of these systems can also control your garden technology.
If you would love to be able to sit on your patio or rooftop deck and watch a movie on the big screen, consider an outdoor projector. These projectors are available in high-definition models and can use a flat wall or even a bed sheet as a screen.
You can add comfortable lawn chairs or even lay out blankets to make your movie night an unforgettable experience for all your friends and family.
Placing decoys in your garden to scare off pests is nothing new, but high-tech versions use sensors to detect when pests are near. When the garden owl detects a pest, it activates light, sound and movement to scare it away. This protects your plants from being ruined by any creature that may be looking for a midnight snack.
You can take inspiration from this quirky garden ideas post, too.
Smart security systems can not only use technology to detect threats but can help you monitor your outdoor area when you are inside your home or not home at all. These systems are connected to your mobile phone so that you can keep an eye on your property from wherever you are.
Garden pools can be great summertime fun; however, they can also pose a drowning risk to children and pets. A smart pool alarm can be set so that it does not go off when something innocuous, such as a branch, falls in your pool but sounds an alarm when an unsupervised child or pet enters the water.
Technology has made it easier than ever to design the garden of your dreams. Adding high tech items will truly make a world of difference. These technological options offer incredible entertainment and design possibilities, limited only by your imagination.