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How To Monitor Your Houseplants With Raspberry Pi Pico W and Telegram

Houseplants need attention, but sometimes we forget to take care of them while sitting at our desks. Our patient is an IKEA succulent Gasteria ‘Gary’ who needs very little care. Which means I forgot to water how do i Raspberry Pi Pico W Can you help me take care of Gary?

A soil moisture sensor measures the conductivity of the soil and sends that value as a voltage to the Raspberry Pi Pico W (or other microcontroller). This voltage is read by an analog GPIO pin and converted to a value between 0 and 65535. The lower the number, the drier the soil. This can be used as a trigger to send a message.

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