Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

GardenByte Herb Gardens

Thursday, December 14th, 2023

GardenByte is on a mission to build a better indoor herb garden.

Bonsai Watchdog with Arduino

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Bonsai Watchdog monitors soil moisture

Watering Bonsai trees properly can be a challenge because you can’t simply water by a schedule.  Bonsai Watchdog runs on Arduino and Genuino Uno and monitors the moisture level in the soil.

Self-Growing Circuits – Roots as Wires

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Plant roots growing through maze-like channels and conducting electricity — implications for developing self-growing circuits.

Roots act as wires in experiment with implcations for self-growing circuits.

Internet of food: Arduino-based, urban aquaponics in Oakland

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Plantduino Greenhouse Instructable

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

An automated watering and temperature system Instructable with a good dose of plant science. Also, it will probably make you smile, so bonus.

TE+ND Rover Seeks Out Light and Water

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

TE+ND (Terrestrial Exploration + Nurture Designed) Rovers “are an interactive art project that explore migratory ecology in an era of climate change.” At about 2′ X 3′ tall, they carry hydroponic growing stations on their backs while they seek out light and water and interact with participants.  If you missed them at Maker Faire 2012, check out the MAKE interview.