Connected Greenery

Seeking digital integration, boomers turn to mobile methods of eco living

Implications - While aging consumers often look to retirement as a time for rest and relaxation, detaching from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day living can be quite isolating. Seeking to make leisurely activities like gardening more socially engaging, boomers are turning to apps and mobile integrations to make such eco-friendly tasks more interactive.This speaks to a desire for methods of enjoyment that offer tranquility in a more efficient, and technologically adept manner.
SCORE: 4.8
Mild Top 6 Examples: 22,898 Total Clicks Jan 13 - Oct 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechMobileGadgetsEco
Futuristic In-Home Garden Systems - SproutsIO by Jennifer Broutin Farah is Easy and Eco-Friendly
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 16,727 Clicks Pub: Nov 6, 13
Futuristic In-Home Garden Systems
SproutsIO by Jennifer Broutin Farah is Easy and Eco-Friendly
SproutsIO by Jennifer Broutin Farah is a futuristic in-home garden that is meant to be controlled through a mobile app. Compatible with both Android and iOS devices, it works through an aeroponic or... [More]
Green Thumb Networks - Greenius is a Virtual Garden Planner and Platform for Gardeners
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 721 Clicks Pub: May 1, 14
Green Thumb Networks
Greenius is a Virtual Garden Planner and Platform for Gardeners
Instead of planning out garden plots on paper, the Greenius online network provides garden planner tools and a place for gardeners to gather online. With the garden planner, users are able to... [More]
Renewable Energy-Promoting Apps - Nokia and WWF India Team Up to Create the Earth Hour 2014 App
SCORE: 5
Mild 1,295 Clicks Pub: Mar 28, 14
Renewable Energy-Promoting Apps
Nokia and WWF India Team Up to Create the Earth Hour 2014 App
Wanting to build knowledge of renewable energy and generate interest in keeping our world green, Nokia and WWF India have teamed up to create an Earth Hour 2014 app. Going strong and gaining more... [More]
Garden Advice Apps - The Fountain App Offers Gardening Help By Solving Problems in Real-Time
SCORE: 5
Mild 1,317 Clicks Pub: Oct 31, 14
Garden Advice Apps
The Fountain App Offers Gardening Help By Solving Problems in Real-Time
If you are a visual learner and tend to struggle with home and garden related things, but darn it if you’re not going to try anyway, this app offers real-time gardening help. The Fountain app... [More]
Garden-Monitoring Apps - The Harvest Matching App Watches Your Urban Farm So You Don't Have To
SCORE: 3.2
Mild 2,289 Clicks Pub: Jul 17, 13
Garden-Monitoring Apps
The Harvest Matching App Watches Your Urban Farm So You Don't Have To
The Harvest Matching app works to let you know when your garden is ready to be harvested so that you can efficiently enjoy ripe homegrown produce. Designer Ke Chang-Han created the app in order to... [More]
Sensory Plant Detectors - The Flower Power App by Parrot Lets You Digitally Monitor Your Plants
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 549 Clicks Pub: Jan 10, 13
Sensory Plant Detectors
The Flower Power App by Parrot Lets You Digitally Monitor Your Plants
Those looking to go a bit more green this year but don’t think you have the time to do it are in luck, because the new flower power app by Parrot lets you digitally monitor your plants from any... [More]