Irrigation system, for wetting a plant from remote with Arduino

In this project we will see how to create a system that can soak its own plant / planter even remotely, using a bit 'of electronic devices.

Step 1: What Do We Need ?

This project can be useful when we are at home and want to take care of our garden; In fact, from their iPhone / smartphone, you can drive a small pump that can dampen our flowers / plants. Let 'need:


· 1 x Arduino Uno

· 1 x Ethernet Shield per Arduino

· 4 x Rechargeable Battery AA

· 1 x Battery holder AA

· 1 x Relay

· 1 x Pumpa RS-360-SH


· Arduino IDE

· The project's code https://github.com/jackbell16/Arduino-Plant-System-Project

<p>can we use non recharjable aa battries</p>
<p>Yes, just ensure the batteries are of a good quality!</p>
<p>What exactly do the batteries power? Is it possible to make the project work away from grid?</p>
The pump required voltage and ampere (power), which can't be provided directly from the Arduino. So you need an external power, in order to let the pump work correctly. What is the grid?
<p>Hi ! What kind of relay are you using and what is its purpose?</p>
Hi,<br>this is a normal relay, which can be found on Ebay for a few $. It should work with 5V as input and 5A. The basic idea of the relay is to power up the pump when need. If the relay is close, the current flows and the pump works. If the relay is open, no current flows and the plant can't get the water. I hope this message will help you!
<p>Hello,i want to ask you about the supply of the arduino.Do you use usb supply?</p><p>Thank you</p>
<p>Great project! Look at mine ;) : waterintime.com</p>
<p>Hello, this is my final year project.so it would be helpful if u mail me the code and components description .my email id is bourouis.mhb@gmail.com, please, Thanks.</p>
Hi,<br>I haven't understand your request. can you explain it ?
<p>The system depends on the existence of a running computer. I'd rather prefer a time activated system.</p>
<p>The water system depends on Arduino which can be controlled by any device which can send an HTTP request (so only a browser is required). I'm going to code a program, which let Arduino to wet the plant every each interval time (1 day, 2 days, etc..) and also for how much time (30 seconds, 1 minute etc..). Also without an Internet connection (for example I decided to let the system wet the plant every 2 days for 30 seconds). Also I want to add the opportunity to schedule dynamically from an Android application. Thank you for your comment</p>
I want to purchase a pump which will be good one .<br>.see my instructable
<p>nice project..the sound of that pump is bad</p>
Thank you ! The sound of the pump depend how much current flow through it. It can be fixed, but the noise will keep :)

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