This story originally misspelled the name of David Kurmann, head of marketing and sales at Koubachi.
Not exactly plants vs. aliens: Startup Koubachi has begun selling a $99 Wi-Fi device to gauge the state of your vegetation and send you advice over the Internet.
These smart gardening products bring some added intelligence to your planting efforts, both indoors and out.
Staples Connect will launch supporting perhaps the largest curated ecosystem of smart home devices.
Artist Leslie Garcia has used transducers and amplifiers to translate the "language" of plants into sounds audible to the human ear.
The Fliwer Sensor system wants to be your garden guru.
It's probably too early to commit to a master smart-home platform, but for basic home automation across multiple devices, Staples Connect works well -- and at $99, it's priced just right.