How to get your plant talk

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

  • Plant
  • Arduino
  • Computer
  • Some electronic parts for a simple circuit
  • Arduino software
  • Processing software
  • Internet connection
  • Twitter account

The Arduino is a microcontroller; a small computer you can program.

Step 1 Connect your plant via a simple circuit to an Arduino. Arduino-plant.png

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