Month: December 2008

eBook review – Cinder Block Gardens

Introduction My interest in this book was originally due to the fact that my own wooden raised beds are rotting away. So I was thinking about using concrete tiles as building blocks instead. Then I saw this eBook and liked the idea of using cinder blocks instead. I did some research and found out that

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Month: December 2008

Soil Moisture Sensor

Update 2011-09-05: I have created a new blog about electronics only – check it out here: Electronic measurements, NSLU2 and soil moisture sensor In the middle of the picture you can see the moisture meter board from hobby-boards.com and on the right the Watermark soil moisture sensor. When the moisture sensor gets wet its electrical

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Month: December 2008

Temperature Logging System Overview

Here’s an overview of the garden temperature logging system as it is at the moment: Here are links to blog posts with more information on the different blocks: NSLU2: Small Computer As Garden Control Center Soil Temperature Logging How To Automatically Update Your Temperature Graphs Soil temperature sensor: Soil Temperature Sensor Air temperature sensor: Garden

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Month: December 2008