Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor Hygrometer

Arduino Soil Moisture Sensor

I recently bought a Soil Moisture Sensor for my Amazon.com Arduino Uno from Amazon. The sensor was very easy to hook up and also easy to code.

The Arduino Code

I have written some sample code that outputs the readings to the serial console. I can run the code and watch the values change when in water, soil, and also when I hold the sensors in my hand.

You can see and get my code here on github. Feel free to add a comment with any questions.

Verdict

If you want to get started at a very low cost ($6.55) and free prime shipping I recommend this Amazon.com soil hygrometer for your Arduino. There are all kinds of cool projects that could be made using the sensor.

Do you have this soil sensor? Leave me a comment below and let me know what you think or if you have any questions.

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