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How We Automatically Water the Children’s Home Garden with Drip Irrigation

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I spent a few hours building a drip irrigation system for the children’s home garden (click here to read more about the children’s home garden project) the day before our Florida trip last month. Ironically, it rained most of the time and I wasn’t able to get a lot of video. I went back out there today to talk about the drip irrigation system and why I think it’s better than my PVC system I […]

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Talking Automated Irrigation Using Open Source Hardware at the OKC Open Source Hardware Meetup

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I had an opportunity to speak at the OKC Open Hardware Meetup group today about our garden and how I’m planning to use Open Source Hardware to automate irrigation using moisture level sensors in the soil to control watering. I met a lot of brilliant people with exciting ideas about how to make it all happen. I feel like I have a firm grasp on what needs to be done and now it’s just a […]