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Oso PlantLink connects your garden to the Internet (pictures)

The PlantLink smart sensor system can monitor the moisture level of the soil near your plant, and send you reminders when it's time to water.

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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.

Read the full review of the Oso Technologies PlantLink.

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

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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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PlantLink's website will walk you through the setup.

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The sensor takes AAAA batteries.

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

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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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It tracks the moisture level of your plant over time.

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

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The cords to connect the Basestation are included.

Read the full review of the Oso Technologies PlantLink.

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