Jen Looper
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The Quantified Cactus: An Easy Plant Soil Moisture Sensor

This project is a good learning project to get comfortable with soldering and programming an Arduino.

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The Quantified Cactus: An Easy Plant Soil Moisture Sensor

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO
Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO
×1
SparkFun moisture sensor
×1
3 jumper cables (male>female)
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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Code

code for Arduino moisture sensor

upload this to your Arduino and follow the steps to make the built-in LED blink when the soil is dry

Credits

Jen Looper

Jen Looper

11 projects • 43 followers
Founder: VueVixens.org, indie web and mobile developer, Developer Relations team member at Microsoft. Queen of the Apps!

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