Saving the world, one houseplant at a time!
We’re not all blessed with green fingers. That dying basil...wilted shrub...we feel you. No plant lover should cry over one-too-many failed green projects, but no plant should suffer either! How then? We tackle the root cause.
What's killing your plant?
We did some digging and found the Top 3 criminals wanted for plant killing.
Don’t you worry, we’ve designed the perfect plant crime-fighter: Plant Hero.
Plant Hero is a cruelty-and-fuss free method of growing potted beauties. This designed-registered planter comes with features to tackle the top 3 plant killers. Plus, we've equipped it with extra features that'll add more 'Eureka!' to your gardening experience.
Super-charge your gardening experience with the perfect fusion of science, nature, simplicity and just sheer fun!
Yes, it's self-watering. When it comes to watering your plant, feel free to forget for a week or even a month! Plant Hero does the job for you.
How? Water is held in the tank by atmospheric pressure. It will gradually seep out onto the receded tray, and then reabsorbed by your plant through a special ceramic medium.
Your one job is to refill the water tank whenever it gets low. A full tank lasts for about a month or more, depending on the temperature and humidity of the environment (psst, that’s only 12 refills a year).
How much or how little to water? Plant Hero eliminates the guesswork by mimicking Mother Nature. Your plant decides when and how much to drink by absorbing water naturally from bottom-up.
Benefits? It creates a consistent water cycle that keeps your plant gorgeous & healthy - Mother Nature knows best.
It's not soil. We're using a special type of ceramic medium that has excellent properties for hydration. It is also pH neutral, disease resistant, AND pest resistant - yup, no worms!
How does it help? This ceramic medium has the ability to hold water and nutrients like your plant's life depends on it - #ItDoes.
So, no need to panic if you forgot to refill the water tank (again). This medium will remain moist for an extra 1 to 2 weeks, keeping your plant well-hydrated!
Vit-A, B or C? Nutrient deficiency is one of the top three plant killers. But, It's not vit-A, B or C, it’s vit-P, N and K (Phosphorus, Nitrogen, and Potassium) that your plant craves!
How then? We created a multi-vitamin pill that contains a special mix of P, N and K nutrients, as well as probiotic microbes. This will keep your plant strong and healthy.
No messy wires, no plugs. We built Plant Hero to run on zero electricity. Every essential process is powered by nature. No need to worry about the voltage or the international adapter.
Benefit? Zero electricity means its kind on your utility bill and the environment. Plus, you can place it wherever - there are no wires.
Build, Decorate, Done. You know that zen feeling when decorating your pot and arranging your plants? What about the pain of watering them and accidentally knocking over the decor?
How then? With Plant Hero, you'll only experience the fun in building and decorating your pot. All other duties are taken care of.
Important Note: All prices indicated do not include shipping. The shipping cost indicated in the reward tiers are just estimates. The exact shipping fees will be finalized during the fulfilment stage. This allows us to better estimate the shipping cost based on the number of sets that will be shipped to each destination. We are doing this to avoid over-charging you for shipping!
Please also note that the Plant Hero set doesn't come with any plant.
What happens when an avid inventor meets a bio-scientist? Numerous failed experiments, countless nights, endless cups of coffee...it doesn't end.
Multiply this with persistence and 1.5 years, and we'll have Plant Hero!
Risks and challenges
Product development is always risky due to challenges such as finding reliable manufacturers, perfecting prototypes as well as fulfiling production costs.
However, we are confident that we have the expertise, experience and passion to bring Plant Hero to you. Roderick is an avid inventor and has successfully launched several products, while Kris who runs In Vitro, has a strong background in manufacturing and logistics.
At present, we have manufactured a working prototype and product mould. While there may be minor changes to the design and features, we are confident in our ability to produce Plant Hero.
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