@jerbly - Head of R&D, Software Architect and Developer by day. Cloud and Raspberry Pi dabbler by night.
- Computer SkillsBuild a Raspberry Pi Moisture Sensor to Monitor Your PlantsIn this tutorial, I’m going to harness the awesomeness of Raspberry Pi to build a moisture sensor for a plant pot. You will be able to monitor the sensor locally on the LCD or remotely, via ControlMyPi.com, and receive daily emails if the moisture drops below a specified level. Along the way I will: wire up and read a value from an analog sensor over SPI using a breadboard format the sensor reading nicely in the console display the sensor reading on an RGB LCD display have the Raspberry Pi send an email with the sensor reading easily monitor the sensor and some historic readings on the web Read More…