GardenPi: Garden Care with Raspberry Pi

GardenPi Prototype

(I found this great article about garden automation at Atomic Object and writen by Shawn Anderson )

Like any good “lazy programmer,” I’m always looking for ways to automate. This spring’s project: monitoring and watering my garden. I had a wifi-enabled Raspberry Pi laying around and decided to put it to good use. For this project I wanted to do better than just a glorified timer. The goal: An automated watering system that can use the weather forecast, soil, light, and temperature sensors to keep my garden looking great all summer. Continue reading GardenPi: Garden Care with Raspberry Pi