Top 5 sizzling summer wifi essentials you need!

It looks as if summer has definitely landed and we’ve been doing some research on the top garden products for this year so that you don’t have to! Here are some ideas for your home to enjoy over your WightFibre connection, some of which you may not even realise are available, such as the smart water control and garden lighting you can control with your phone!

30ft of outdoor wifi-controlled lighting!

These stylish warm-white outdoor lightbulbs will add something special to your garden this year! If you’re someone who love to use Alexa or Google Home to control products around the home then these are perfect for you.

These lights even have an app which you can use to control them over bluetooth. The lights are dimmable and you can even set a timer for when you want them to come on and turn off.

Price: around £30/£40 on Amazon depending on length

Getting ambient

This pick isn’t a wifi device, but we loved it so much we had to share!

No garden party is complete without music! This gorgeous outdoor bluetooth speaker offers beautiful aesthetics as well as sound.

The body of this speaker features a flickering warm white/orange light which feels like a warming camp fire. According to all the five star reviews it also sounds fantastic! This speaker is rechargeable and has a power indicator to let you know if it’s charged up.

Price: currently £35 on Amazon

Let the mower do the work!

This is the LawnMaster L10 Robotic Lawnmower and although it does have a slightly hefty price tag, it could save you hours of effort and back-ache over the summer!

Robotic lawn mowers are coming down in price each year and no longer cost thousands to own.

This example is suitable for a garden of up to 400 square metres and come with a nifty little charging station which it will take itself to when it needs to. The lawn mower also come with an app which has lots of handy features to explore.

Price: currently £399.99 at B&Q

Hands-free watering

The Smart Water Control from Gardena (bottom right of above image) means that you can take control of watering your garden without having to be there or asking friends or neighbours for help. The Gardena Smart Water Control gives you fully automated watering based on smart schedules and up-to-date weather data which you can review through an app on your phone.


  • Reliable irrigation
  • Frost alarm
  • Direct or remote control
  • Secure connection via Gardena Smart Gateway

Price: currently £144.95 at World of Watering

Feed the family

A smart gas grill with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity is this year’s hottest trend. It means that you can sit back and relax with friends, whilst the barbecue keeps an eye on itself!

This Weber Grill connects to your phone via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, you can then use the wi-fi temperature probes to monitor how your food is progressing.

Price: currently start around £1,000 but it depends on make and model (pictured: Weber Gensis)

Have we missed something? What’s your favourite smart device to use over your WightFibre connection for the home or garden? Let us know over on Facebook or Twitter.