Maker Creates Pi-Powered Bonsai Watering System
Raspberry Pi watering systems are a fun go-to summer project—but they're also useful for managing tricky botanical needs. Earlier this week, a Reddit user known as Lord-of-the-Pis shared an automated Pi-powered watering system designed for a bonsai tree. These plants are known for having specific soil and water requirements. This project takes a lot of guesswork out of the equation.
The Raspberry Pi uses a moisture sensor to determine when the water pump should activate, watering the plant. Lord-of-the-Pis said there are likely more features to come. The bonsai tree is sensitive to temperature changes, so temperature control is on the list.
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