Repot a cactus safely
Repoting a cactus with large pricks can seem daunting. But fear not - it’s easier than you think.Learn more >
Make plant babies
Do you have a snake plant, an UFO plant or a Bromeliad at home? Lucky you. They are among the easiest plants to propagate. We explain how.Learn more >
Good to Know
Buying a new houseplant
Choosing a new plant can be intimidating if you’ve never bought one before. Here are a few things you need to know about navigating the experience.Learn more >
Good to Know
8 Plants for Beginners
Looking to become a plant parent but too afraid to try? No worries, we’ve got you covered!Learn more >
50 Shades of Green
Lisa Andergassen investigates the arousal around a new trend: Ecosexuality. Naughty by nature?Learn more >
Benedict Furness made a video on an important but underappreciated phenomenon. It had more viewers than he ever expected.Learn more >
Confessions of a Plant Killer
D. Strauss thinks plants are not to be trusted. Interrogation of a killer black thumb.Learn more >
Sunflowers and Star Children
Graphic Designer and Illustrator Krittika Arvind saves and nurses the most unusual plants. Her home is a reflection of her love for seeds and seedlings.Learn more >
When newbies talk geek ...
Claudia and Sylvie were interviewed by Martin Rechsteiner from lebesmart.ch blog for his geektalk podcast. Thank you Martin for a lovely chat! If you like to listen in, head over to geektalk. (German only)
We're on Kickstarter!
We’re beyond excited! We can’t wait to see how people will receive the FYTA Beam. Wish us luck! Or better yet: support us. Pretty please.
Run on plants
Our green friends are finally moving into our new office. They will star in our Kickstarter Video but will otherwise brighten our days at work. Our designer Chrish has already tagged her favorite.
We’ve almost completed the hardware development. We successfully tested the network connections today with our prototypes. The sensors are speaking with each other! We can’t wait to show you the final design…
We’re busy testing and calibrating our plant sensor this week. So far, we’ve been achieving great results. There’s reason to be optimistic.
Designers at work
We’re at a glass blowing workshop: designers Arne Soltau and Stefan Knauf of Studio Sacrale are checking in on the production process. This is the glass casing of our base station.