Self Watering Flower

For a group project on Advanced Prototyping we presented our self watering flower pot. To keep plants alive for for those having the standard “busy-week, got no time” as the inspiration for this self watering flower pot. We wanted to make this a waterfall where the calming sound also comes with the package. The prototype could be seen as a proof of concept, made in about 4 weeks. It utilizes an Arduino connected to a soil moisture sensor which will trigger the servo, which moves our acrylic tap over the planter box. However, this has many practical dead ends, ideally one should use a computer i.e. Raspberry Pi to log the data, and water this predictively. However, we are very happy with the result.


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