Making a plant watering reminder system with LaunchPad & Energia!


Don't you hate it when your plant forgets to remind you every time it needs water? Yeah, me too...

Fortunately enough, there are tools available that make it easy for developers to rapidly prototype their own solution using the TI LaunchPad development tools, Energia software & Grove sensor modules from SeeedStudio.

In this tutorial, I'll walk you through how to create your very own Internet-connected flower pot moisture sensor that will send you a text message when your plant needs water!


Here's what you'll need

Here's a quick video on how to plug everything together! In this tutorial, we will have the Grove Moisture sensor connected to pin 23 of the LaunchPad: