Plant Me Pets

by Al

These cute little figures could leave you in a quandary, do you keep them or plant them. The eyes on each figure are actually seeds and the body contains nutrients to help it grow. You can get a melon, tomato or pumpkin. Plant them or keep them, you decide Plant Me Pets found via HippyShopper and Pop Gadget.

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The Inflatable Affordable Spa

by Al

Inflatable Spa

Having a spa in your backyard is a sure sign of decadence. Generally they’ve been pretty pricey and far from usable year round in the UK, so only a permille of the population have one in the back garden. Today I came across the Lay-z-Spa which is both portable and relatively cheap.

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Hi-tech versus third-world gadget solutions

by Paz

Hammacher mosquito trap

Summer’s here and the coolest gadget team are turning their attention to barbeques, parties and mosquitoes. As many of you will know, mosquitoes can ruin those warm summer evenings for some, and be a serious threat to the health of others. I’m sure you’ve heard of a million gizmos that claim to repel mosquitoes with chemicals, ultrasound etc. Here we’ve found a couple of contrasting approaches to mosquito control, depending …

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BBQ Apron Set

by Al

BBQ Apron

This has got to be the perfect accompaniment to the beer holster we covered yesterday, the BBQ Apron Set. I’d rather this had been a BBQ Utility Belt as aprons don’t look very manly but I’m sure a roaring BBQ will make up for that. The BBQ Apron Set holds all the implements you’ll need to do your outdoor cooking and charred sausage retrieval missions. Available from Ministry of Gadget.

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Giant Inflatable Projector Screen

by Al

Inflatable Projector Screen

If you like watching your sport outdoors but prefer watching it on the screen rather than in a stadium then the giant inflatable screen could be just what you never realised you wanted.

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Solar Powered Tile Lights

by Al

Solar powered tile light

Paving slabs and patios are generally pretty bland and boring (though they do provide an area for a computer case DIY BBQ). In order to literally brighten up a boring old patio you could go for these solar powered tile lights, they charge during the day and shine at night.

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LawnMower + Transformer = Pac a Mow

by Al

Transformer Mower

The only lawn mower I’d expect to post on here would have to be of the robotic kind, well that changed after seeing the Flymo Pac a Mow. The Pac a Mow is the a result of what happens when you let your designers watch Transformers Robots in Disguise a little bit too much. The Pac a Mow is actually a bit of a sensible idea, if you’ve ever tried …

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Funny Little Scary Owl

by Al

Robotic Owl

If you have a pigeon or rodent problem in your garden then this wise old owl may be the answer. Look Hoo’s Talking Owl has various authentic owl actions, like eye, head and wing movement and of cause the good old owl hooting. All of which is activated by the built in motion detector. I’m not sure if it’s meant to act as some sort of scare crow but what …

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