This futuristic device is a staple in indoor gardening

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The LG tiiun was heralded as the manufacturer’s latest home appliance, and it might impress subsistence gardeners more than the mini-fridge it looks like.

In Korean, tiiun means “to grow,” and it’s an apt name for what is essentially a small indoor greenhouse. the LG the device caused a sensation CES 2022, and the company may be ready to make growing vegetables, herbs and flowers at home more accessible.

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LG tiiun is a new home appliance.

LG Tiiun

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While a gardening machine is sure to break new ground for the electronics giant, it will retain some familiarity for longtime LG customers. Its humidity, light and temperature controls are based on established technologies used in the company’s refrigerators and other appliances. Its sleek and simple appearance reinforces that bond, and what’s inside the temperature-controlled gardening cabinet already made it a CES 2022 Innovation Award winner before its debut.

How it works?

LG Tiiun

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The LG tiiun is a standalone plant growing device, and it comes with an assortment of features to make the vegetable garden a snap. Its two shelves each hold up to six all-in-one seed packs (from three sets of seed kits), and each pack has enough holes to germinate up to 10 seeds each.

No information has been given on how third party greens might fit on tiiun’s shelves, but LG confidently says buyers will be able to grow the plants from seed to maturity in 1. at 2 months. This is thanks to proprietary temperature controls, a ‘smart gardening system’ that waters eight times a day while maintaining optimum humidity levels and LED lighting amplified by tiiun’s internal design to ‘increase the humidity. ‘efficiency of photosynthesis’.

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Its form follows function.

LG Tiiun

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The window to these smart horticultural processes is literal, and the transparent door’s airtight seal keeps pests and the weather out. Combined with the ambient LED lighting inside, the transparent opening adds an instant touch of green to the room in which the device is located. The door also allows homeowners to keep an eye on their plants while they tend to them. Even when away, LG ThinQ app users can still monitor their plants, receive water tank fill notifications, and adjust settings on the go.

Two elegant color choices further accentuate the LG tiiun’s decorative potential: nature green and nature beige. These neutral tones should help the device to fit in or stand out from its surroundings with ease.

LG tiiun pricing and version information was not available at the time of publication.