How Programmable Planters Work

Author's Note

Since I'm a tech geek, I take any opportunity I get to write about something cool made with an Arduino. The Click and Grow is a neat planter since it does all the work for you, but it's also very limited in terms of what it can grow. A DIY project like the Garduino is tougher to get going, but much more flexible. I enjoy researching and spreading the word about projects like that -- it's great that such sophisticated ideas come out of such inexpensive components!

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