Something new sprouting in the garden

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We are happy to announce that I will soon have a new helper in the garden shortly with the birth of our 3rd daughter Mia.  Just thought I would warn you in case my posts begin to get a little extra incoherent, I am not losing it, just sleep deprived.

Winner of the John & Bob’s Grow Green Giveaway

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I am a little late on this one…but I have a good excuse which I will explain later.  The winner that was randomly selected to win this awesome selection of soil conditioning products from John & Bob’s is Julie Jester.

The Plant Whisperer

The author had a problems keeping his plants alive and provided the plants could not call out for help, he fixed this with a little bit of electronics.  It will call out when it is dry and needs watering by saying phrases such as, “I’M THIRSTY!  WATER ME!”

It is also detects the ambient light level and makes comments on that as well.  This was put together with a little knowhow and about $30 worth of parts.

Instructables Via Hack-A-Day