Xech Grow Station review: Multi-purpose, smart desktop accessory for your workstation
The tiny plastic planter is removable so you can place it outside for a while if needed.
Price: Rs 2,379
Does your office desk look boring? Plants can help liven the space up - but you should get a live plant instead of those fake ones that can be spotted from three cubicles away. Xech's Grow Station is a multi-purpose office desk (or home, if you prefer) accessory that serves as an eye-safe LED lamp, fan, pen stand and grow station for your own little plant.
It comes complete with seeding foam, fertiliser, seeds and instructions to get you started on the germination process. It needs a power supply though one is not supplied - you can just connect any phone charger using the supplied micro USB cable. Touch sensitive buttons on the unit control the lighting (on/off plus brightness), a separate UV LED (tuned for plant growth) and the tiny fan. What's more, there's a full size USB port around the back so that you can plug your phone in to charge as well.
The tiny plastic planter is removable so you can place it outside for a while if needed. It also has a little window that shows you the level of water inside. Keep it hydrated, provide the light it needs and you'll start seeing germination within a week. The whole idea behind the Grow Station is to have an efficient, all-in-one desk accessory, provide some oxygen, airflow and intelligent cultivation. Also makes for a great corporate gift. It's available to purchase on the company's own website (www.xech.com)