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Revision as of 23:51, 14 December 2015

Give your plants a voice! To make your plant tweet when it needs water you need the following:

  • Plant
  • Arduino; the microcontroller, a small computer you can program.
  • Computer
  • Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
  • Arduino software
  • Processing software
  • Internet connection
  • Twitter account

Step 1

Connect your plant via a simple circuit to an Arduino.


Step 2

Upload these lines of code to the Arduino via the computer


Step 3

Run the processing software on the computer.


The processing software can be found at https://github.com/arjan/talkingplant/tree/master/PlantProcessing

Step 4

Water your plant in case it tweets Hey man I'm thirsty as hell #watermeplease.