Drew NoolasKylie Dale
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Smart Plant Alerts Using nio, Raspberry Pi, and Twitter

Using a Raspberry Pi 3 and a soil moisture sensor, nio sends a tweet mentioning @dale-kylie whenever it’s time to water her plant

BeginnerFull instructions provided1.5 hours3,985
Smart Plant Alerts Using nio, Raspberry Pi, and Twitter

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
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Microchip Technology MCP3008 - 8-Channel 10-Bit ADC With SPI Interface
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SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor (with Screw Terminals)
SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor (with Screw Terminals)
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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SparkFun Breadboard - Mini Modular (White)
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Software apps and online services

Twitter
Twitter
nio Blocks
niolabs nio Blocks
Pubkeeper
niolabs Pubkeeper
nio System Designer
niolabs nio System Designer
nio Platform
niolabs nio Platform

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Credits

Kylie Dale

Posted by Drew Noolas
Thanks to Kylie Dale.

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