Mini plant watering project

Plant Watering

Parts

  • The plants 🪴
  • Water hose
  • Water bottle, a bucket, or some container
  • A 5V power supply
  • A smart socket outlet which can be controlled by Home Assistant
  • Some wires
  • Cable ties
  • Tape

Assembly

Smart Socket

Home Assistant

Home Assistant Device
Home Assistant Automation
- id: 1394083d-7c2f-4a3f-8690-59a691148bcx
alias: "[Childsroom] Mimosen gießen"
mode: single
trigger:
- platform: time
at: 07:00
condition:
- condition: time
weekday:
- mon
- wed
- sat
action:
- type: turn_on
device_id: 6788c5632346427ca0e4b7aa21e271dc
entity_id: switch.sonoff_nursery_watering
domain: switch
- delay:
seconds: 5
- type: turn_off
device_id: 6788c5632346427ca0e4b7aa21e271dc
entity_id: switch.sonoff_nursery_watering
domain: switch

--

--

I'm a software engineer, passionate about Home Assistant and automating our house. In my professional life I’m working on commerce and content topics at Adobe.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store