Randolfo’s Auotmated Plant Watering System

Here’s an excellent (and well-commented) Instructables how-to on making a watering system that monitors soil moister and The only drawback I see is the need to remember to fill the resevoir — but I can see this extended to send SMS alerts or to use plumbing or a large-capacity water supply waters as needed.

Plant self-watering system on Instructables.com

 

The article contains a good parts list for everything except the Ardiono Uno. All the items are available at Radio Shack except perhaps the TOM Aquarium lifter pump — available from Amazon.

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