If futuristic devices are what’s going to encourage you to spend more time outdoors, we’re all in!

We’ve rounded up 6 of the best garden gadgets of 2016 for you to tech up your outdoor space.

1. Edyn Smart Garden System

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Simply plant it in your soil and connect it to your wi-fi, and you’ll have all the info sent to directly to your smartphone.

Find out more about this garden gadget here.

2. Netato Weather Station

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Every keen gardener keeps a close eye on the weather conditions. With Netato Weather Station you can throw away your old school thermometer and get futuristic. In real time, this garden gadget will tell you the temperature, relative humidity and air quality. Add a few accessories and you can monitor the rainfall, wind speed and direction.

For those who like data, you can analyze your stats and view weather forecasts on your chosen device. There’s also an interior station available too.

Click here to check it out.

3. Bosch Indego Robot Lawn Mower

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Don’t spend your Sunday’s mowing your lawn; allow the Bosch Indego to do it for you. This bot lawn mower uses the “Logicut” navigation system to calculate the most efficient route to give your lawn a haircut. By using the Bosch app, you can connect to your Indego from where ever you are at the push of a button.

You’ll even be notified by your garden gadget if it needs maintenance and it will suggest the best weather conditions for your lawn to be mowed.

Get your hands on it here.

4. Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller — Generation 2

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Head on holidays without the worry that your garden isn’t going to survive with the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller – Gen 2. You tell Rachio about your plants, soil, sprinklers, sun exposure and other details about your backyard. Rachio will instantly calculate the appropriate watering cycles to provide your garden with just the right amount of water to avoid any runoff.

As with any quality garden gadget, you can control Rachio from your smartphone anywhere, anytime.

Find out more details here.

5. Parrot Flower Power

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Have a habit of forgetting to water your pot plants? Parrot Flower Power is the garden gadget that promises to turn you into a green thumb. Shaped like a little branch, the intelligent sensor assesses your plant’s needs and communicates them to your smartphone. You’ll learn about the temperature, sunlight, moisture levels and fertiliser.

You’ll know when to feed and water your plants to keep them happy and healthy. No more dead pot plants on your balcony or window ledge.

See this gadget here.

6. Brinno GardenWatchCam

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The simple Brinno GardenWatchCam allows you to take high-quality, time-lapse photos of your garden. Simply choose what times and the subject you would like to capture and it will take images at hourly intervals. Think capturing flowers blooming, a spider web forming or the colour change of your fall foliage.

The Brinno GardenWatchCam can also come in handy when you’re building. No need to even visit the site as your house goes up, this garden gadget will take the photos for you.

Check it out here.