Oct 30 2008Great, Now Even Our Plants Are Twittering


That's right folks, thanks to ThinkGeek's $100 DIY Plant Twitter Kit, now even your houseplants can Twitter their little photosynthesizing hearts out.

Once the kit is assembled, connect it to the Internet through the built-in ethernet jack, jam the leads into the plant's soil, and subscribe to the plant's twitter feed. It will tell you when it needs watering, or scold you if you've overwatered it, and report its status in between.

Finally, Twittering plants! Technology is amazing, isn't it? And in other Twitter news, Geekologie tipster Vanessa just informed me Britney Spears has signed up. So, yeah.

GeekologieWriter: @ the world. Well played. Goodbye you cruel bastard.

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Thanks to Sarah and Vanessa, whose Twitter feeds I read religiously.

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I love talking Plants!

I don't understand why you say the shadows are all wrong. I'm a photoshop editor and this is obviously not a photoshop job. I think you're retarded.

But why Twitter? I think the device should setup a myspace page for your plant. and this reminds me of M. Night Shamaylan's The Happening.

he better not off himself.. then what the f*** am i gonna read???

seriously? are people so f***ing inept that they have to buy a device and hook up their plant to the internet to tell their dumb asses how to take care of the plant? if you can't figure it out, then don't have a f***ing plant. i'm sure you can't even dress yourself or wipe your ass properly. you know what my plants status is in between waterings? it's f***ing sitting there. AH!

*sorry, i don't know why this pissed me off so much.....

Can I get one for my pants to alert my girfriend it's time for some... er... watering?

just sayin' pew

is this product compatible with the automated robot arm water tap operator? Shoot, if you're that lazy, buy a fake ficus.

It would come in handy if we could adapt it for the elderly, because lets face it, they don't always know when it's time for a bowel movement.

f*** twitter


Seriously, you need the internet to tell you what your plant is thinking? Ten bucks says the Twitter website tries to sell you porn. Might cheer GW right up . . .

your plant goes to college

Pew pew

"On twitter feeds
An odd regression
Ancient memes
Find new expression
Burma Shave"

I love XKCD

Shut up, Mcfeely Smackup. You don't know anything about photoshop. Your shadows are all wrong.


This is an obvious photoshop job. You can tell because the shadows are all wrong.

It looks like Max's science project from the movie Never Back Down

what the f*** is twitter?


Have to ask how meny science projects does max have. i only ask because this seams to be like his tenth one so far.

@15 - I was wondering the same thing....
WTF IS TWITTER?????????????

I can attach them to my pets so i know when to feed them or when they need to go out ???

I got one of these, and my plant just keeps telling me that it's going to kill me. And sleep with my wife.

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