Soil moisture-sensing by hacking a solar light

Contributors: Sarah Al-Mutlaq
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Resources and Going Further

There are countless solar pathway lights and a number of ways to hack them. We'd love to see what kind of solar hacks you can come up with.

Want more fun in the sun? Check out these other SparkFun products and tutorials.

  • The Botanicalls Kit allows your plants to tweet you when they're getting too dry.
  • The Sunny Buddy Hookup Guide will teach you how to incorporate solar charging and power into your next electronics project.
  • Add soil moisture readings to your weather station using what you learned in this tutorial.