Soil

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How to Increase Nitrogen in Soil

When you cultivate a garden, you want to make sure your plants grow in the healthiest conditions possible. There’s no nutrient more important to the health of your garden than nitrogen! However, not all soil contains the best amount of nitrogen for plants to grow to their fullest potential. Use the right types of plant(…)

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Soil Sieve Sifter Machine

I wanted a really easy way of sifting soil for my vegetable patch. I already owned a Belle electric mixer which you can pickup very cheaply. I also purchased another barrel which I cut about to make my sieve. You Will Need Belle Mixer Barrel Wire Mesh Wire Cutters Angle Grinder Cutting Disks X5 M10…By:(…)

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Annoying Soil Moisture Sensor With Photon and IFTTT

Never forget to water your plants again with this super annoying project. It combines visual, auditory, and textual cues that will prevent you from doing anything else until you provide your plant with much-needed hydration. A piezo buzzer constantly blares a shrill note, while a super-bright LED an…By: AlexFW Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)

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How to Prepare Soil for Fruit Trees

There’s nothing better than the delicious, refreshing taste of fruit plucked from your very own backyard orchard. Once your fruit trees are established, they’ll be relatively easy to care for and maintain. But first things first! Before you get to planting, you’ll need to improve soil consistency, drainage, nutrient composition, and pH balance. It’s less(…)

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Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor

When you hear the word Smart Garden, one of the things that pop up to your mind is the automatic measurement of the moisture content of the soil. If you’re building a Smart Garden that waters plants automatically and give you the readings of the wetness of the soil, then you will definitely need a(…)

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ESP8266 Soil Moisture Sensor to Domoticz

The ESP8266 is a great little device. Nowadays we can see it implemented on all sorts of projects, creating great gadgets and doing unbelievable things. I wanted to start developing some projects using this great device.I’m currently working on area of systems integration with closed sourced solutio…By: davidoliveirapt Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured