Irrigate is a custom irrigation controller created with the Arduino platform. It features a real-time clock for scheduling of water times, support for soil moisture sensing, and a pushbutton encoder UI. This project is still under heavy development, but moisture threshold watering works well at the moment.

Ethan is a computer engineer and open source hardware/software developer from Michigan. He enjoys AVR and linux development, photography, mountain biking, and drinking significant amounts of home-roasted coffee. Find out more at

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