Concept: To create a “grass” surface that when stroked, will water a plant. Externalizing the love for your plant. Laura H.C
to care for the plant other than by giving it water. stroking the “grass”to release water or 'plant food'
ideas • To attach this into a fuzzy pillow, or patch on an accessory. • Would like the wearer to ‘stroke’ to demonstrate love towards the plant. • Possibly the patch will be in a form of a plant? • Should I go wireless? Not sure..
Materials needed: • Stroke sensor compontents • Conductive thread. • Resistive thread • Circuit • Neoprene • Arduino • For watering plant: • Some of these
Resources • http://www.kobakant.at/DIY/?p=792 • http://tinkeringetc.blogspot.ca/2012/08/automatic-garden-waterer-part-2.html • http://tinkeringetc.blogspot.ca/2012/06/automatic-garden-waterer-part-1.html • http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1387729422/plant-link-listen-to-your-plants • http://hackaday.com/2012/08/15/watering-system-for-your-vegetable-garden/ • http://news.discovery.com/tech/biotechnology/facebook-plant-meet-eater.htm • http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Plant/?ALLSTEPS