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Plant Whisperer Emits Creepy Robotic Reminders to Water Your Plant

by Lambert Varias

Instructables member jeff-o has a problem – he “tends to kill plants”. But it’s not like he gets the urge to tear them apart or trample them, he just forgets to water them. So he’s giving his plants a voice, by way of his plant whisperer. Using moisture probes, the device measures soil moisture every two hours and then reports the status – too wet, too dry, or just right.

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The plant whisperer’s messages are in text form and are converted to speech in real time. Let’s just say that the resulting status updates won’t grow on you:

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I think I’d like it more if my plant didn’t sound that cold. Check out Instructables to find out how to make your own plant whisperer.

[via Hacked Gadgets]




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