About Fully Automated Garden Robot – GrowBot

Thanks for visiting our site and your interest in GrowBot. 🙂

What is GrowBot?

  1. a sustainable way to grow vegetables
  2. an affordable way to grow vegetables
  3. a convenient way to grow vegetables
  4. a way to build and grow your community

GrowBot Usage

  1. uses 90% less water than traditional farming
  2. uses 70% less fertilizer than traditional farming
  3. uses NO pesticides
  4. uses NO herbicides
  5. uses NO fungicides
  6. +99% less fertilizer runoff
  7. no erosion
  8. no soil runoff
  9. extended growing season
  10. one fifth the land usage of traditional farming
  11. 100% solar powered

solar power panel for outdoor hydroponic system

We had custom solar panels made to insure the GrowBots have plenty of power.

GrowBot Manufacturing

  1. we build GrowBots to be easily affordable to people who are in the poverty income bracket
    1. There are far more people in the poverty income bracket than any other income bracket
  2. to keep cost down we use manufacturing methods that minimize waste
  3. all our vendors pay a living wage
  4. for each GrowBot built we give $10 to Trees for the Future which they use to plant 100 trees which massively offsets our carbon footprint

GrowBot Marketing

  1. 90% online
  2. what we do print is on non-gloss recycled paper
  3. no deceptive advertising
  4. mostly education based advertising

GrowBot Support

  1. all online
  2. mostly automated

GrowBot Sales

  1. mostly automated

GrowBot Research and Development

  1. use off the shelf components as much as possible
  2. re-use tools
  3. re-use materials
  4. re-use components

GrowBot Employees

  1. Healthy Work Environment
  2. 100% work from home
  3. living+ wage
  4. very good health insurance
  5. support in getting ‘Smart Lifed’

GrowBot Vendors

  1. once we solidify the relationship we only do due diligence shopping around
  2. we support them in getting their employees ‘Smart Lifed’

GrowBot Packaging

  1. minimal
  2. all cardboard or unbleached / died paper
  3. no plastic
  4. very little bleached labels
  5. plant based inks

grow lettuce in hydroponic system

Most seeds do great in GrowBots. This was an off the shelf package of lettuce purchased from our local Ace Hardware.

GrowBot  Normal Usage Waste – Pretty Much None

  1. normal usage has only paper waste and or plastic that can be recycled or reused
    1. paper seed packets
    2. paper box for the growing media
    3. growing media is normally coconut core
    4. recyclable plastic nutrient container
  2. most components are serviceable by people with no special training
  3. the computing pieces are only swapped .. basically if a computing piece fails we send you a new one and you send us back the old one in the box of the replacement
  4. the growing media – is just coconut husk … and can be tossed in with normal compost or we just toss it in the grass and run over with the lawnmower the next time we mow the grass!

For more about us have a look at our investing and employee pages they both will give you a great deal more insight into how we make the world better.