I think it’s safe to say that we have all, at one time or another, dreamt of having the most amazing backyard entertainment space, or a simpler method of keeping our gardens and lawns lush and blooming. As Smart Home technology continues to advance, bringing sustainable and energy efficient products into our homes and simplifying our day-to-day, we are also seeing a rise in Smart backyard and landscaping tech. Parallelly, these new gadgets simplify garden and landscaping work, and bring a little something extra to our outdoor spaces.
In this article, we will explore some of our favorite outdoor Smart tech, from gadgets designed to take your next gathering to the ultimate level, to tools that will monitor your garden and outdoor spaces. Let’s dive right in!
Anker Nebula Mars II Projector
With a straightforward and user friendly interface, this small yet mighty projector features built in Wi-Fi for all your streaming needs, a built in speaker, and a rechargeable battery offering 4 hours of runtime at maximum charge.
Gardenature Smart Bird Box
Watch as your neighbor winged family raises chicks, provides food, shelter, and warmth, and goes about their day in a not to dissimilar way from our own routines! Use the app to live stream from an internal camera to any smartphone or tablet.
Weber Connect Smart Grilling Hub
Meet the Weber Connect, an app that’s downloadable on any smartphone or tablet and will pair with up to 4 unique probes that can tell you precise times when a burger is ready to be flipped or a delectable steak is ready to be plated.
Utilizing Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, you can use the Weber Connect app with any grill, so no need for an expensive new grill setup to take advantage of this app.
Gardena Smart Irrigation Control
Once configured, you can control this whole Smart irrigation system via an app on your phone or tablet. Using the app, you can choose to either start the watering manually, or set outdoor sprinklers on a schedule to start automatically. Want to take it one step further? You can also pair the Gardena Smart System to one of Gardena’s Smart Sensors which can judge when your soil is getting dry and will then make the decision to water automatically.
FirePit+ Wood & Charcoal Burning Fire Pit
The FirePit+ upgrades your campfire by adding air jets to the base of the platform, that alleviate the hassle of having to build and light the perfect fire. The hyper-efficient flames burn for 30 hours on the lowest setting, and 7 hours on the highest so worrying about your evening of al fresco entertainment being cut short won’t be necessary! Featuring a Bluetooth app which will allow you to control the size of your flame with your phone allows you to control the fire without leaving your cozy spot on the outdoor furniture.
Feeling hungry? This garden gadget can be transformed into a hibachi-style grill by lifting the fuel rack and replacing the wood with some charcoal!
Ooni Koda 12 Pizza Oven
The Ooni Koda is a gas-powered pizza oven that comes ready to go straight from the box, requiring only a gas connection, that will quickly heat the grill to cooking temperature in roughly 15 minutes.
After reaching the maximum cooking temperature of 500°C, the Ooni Koda will cook a pizza marvelously in 60 seconds!
Of course, you don’t have to stop there – the Ooni Koda can also be used for roasting fresh fish and delicate vegetables, or cooking steaks and other meats if that takes your fancy.
Innr Outdoor Smart Lighting
When you decide to use Innr, you get the opportunity to choose from a wide range of outdoor lighting including pedestal lights, spotlights, and lighting strips, all of which can be paired to the Innr app on your phone or tablet.
With the app, you can schedule out specific times for when you want the lights to come on and even choose which color you want them to be, selecting from a wide range of different colors!