Talk about rooting for the home team.
Click and Grow Smartpot
What: The self-contained, self-watering electronic planter simply requires fresh air and a power source to keep potted pals thriving.
Why: Tend herbs (basil, thyme) and decorative buds (cockscomb, French marigolds) without lifting a finger.
Where: Available at clickandgrow.com, $19-$59.
What: The grassroots online start-up connects local farmers with CSA-starved communities from coast to coast.
Why: Once your sprout takes root, nearby farmers post drop lists online, allowing participants to commit by week or season.
Where: Sign up at citysprout.com.
What: Label-breaking London boutique B Store (think Maryam Nassir Zadeh, but across the pond) launches an online outpost full of Central Saint Martin alums and indie up-and-comers.
Why: Peter Jensen fox sweaters, MM6 by Maison Martin Margiela cloaks, and Christophe Lemaire hip satchels are out of this world.
Where: Available at othershop.com, $21-$1,100.
Pickwick & Weller
What: The new luxe basics line goes from weekend-worthy slouched tanks to classic tees and back again.
Why: Click through a quick style quiz, order a customized “Try It at Home” sample box, then keep (and pay for) the tees that suit you.
Where: Available at pickwickweller.com, $38 and up.
What: Download the free app to search restaurants by vibe (cozy, watering hole, classy), diner type (toddlers, book-readers, lovers), and so on.
Why: Belly up to spots in Austin, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, Manhattan, Dallas, and Los Angeles now. Additional cities are coming soon.
Where: Available at hoppit.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Click & Grow