What if we told you that you don’t lack a green thumb—you probably just need some smarter tools to help keep your indoor and outdoor plants thriving. Whether you’re tending to a large outdoor garden or striving to keep a few indoor pots alive this summer, these six handy products will help take your plant-care game up a notch. An indoor herb garden looks great in your kitchen and makes fresh garnishes a cinch to grow. A plastic watering features a spray mechanism to free up your other hand. And, our personal favorite, a sculptural straw for thirsty plants that you can set and forget. All these and more, right here.
Smart Indoor Herb Garden
Lack the right lighting to keep greenery alive? This pretty planter with app-controlled LED bulbs can mimic part-shade, part-sun, and full-sun conditions.
Price at time of publish: $239
Self-Watering Plant Straws
Place one end of the bendy straw in a vase of water and the other in the soil of a thirsty plant. A cotton wick inside the tube doles out the perfect amount of hydration for your flowers and greenery, a little drink at a time.
Price at time of publish: $55 for 2
This nutrient-dense potting mix is fortified with fungi and microbes to help your indoor plants develop strong roots and vibrant, thriving foliage. It’ll be your, ahem, dirty little secret.
Price at time of publish: $17 for 4 quarts
2-in-1 Watering Can and Plant Spritzer
The days of carrying around a spray bottle and a watering can are over: This two-in-one plastic container has a spout and a built-in spritzer for all your plant-watering needs.
Price at time of publish: $18
Spray Watering Lance
Stop straining to water the flowers in your hanging baskets.This two-foot hose attachment can keep you off your tippy-toes. It reaches deep into garden beds too.
Price at time of publish: $148
House Planters on Wheels
Houseplants can get heavy! Enter these wheeled saucers that help you easily move your fiddle-leaf figs from one corner to another.
Price at time of publish: $35 each