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Oso Technologies PlantLink

Oso Technologies' PlantLink allows your garden to let you know when it needs water.  Click through for more details on how this device lets your flowers call for help.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

The Basestation gives you the green light once it's connected to your Wi-Fi router.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

Place the sensor in the soil by your plant.

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The sensors use these prongs to detect soil moisture.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

PlantLink's website will walk you through the setup.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

The sensor takes AAAA batteries.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

These circuits are well protected by the sensor's lid.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

You'll get emails reminding you to water.  The name and type of plant are my doing. Everything else is PlantLink's charm.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

It tracks the moisture level of your plant over time.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

You can put a plant tag in the slot on top of the sensor.

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Oso Technologies PlantLink

The cords to connect the Basestation are included.

Read the full review of the Oso Technologies PlantLink.

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