Over half the world's population now lives in cities, but evidence that nature is essential to our wellbeing continues to grow. At the same time, software design is recovering from an an engagement fallacy that champions addiction to our screens. The emergence of the internet of things is poised to capitalize on that attention economy. In designing connected experiences, we have an opportunity: enhance a physical relationship with the world around us, don't distract from it. How might a connected world actually help us reconnect?