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If anyone's looking for well-priced seeds (herbs, fruits, veggies, etc.), I found a nice seller on eBay:


I just ordered some catnip and basil from them, and they combine shipping too.  It's 1.75 USD for shipping for unlimited amounts of seeds.  It's cool cause most of them are only 99 cents for a couple hundred seeds too!

I know this sounds like I'm the person selling and I'm advertising, but I'm not, I just really like this guy's prices :).


@Odisej:  Thanks for the reply about your window set up.  Try searching for 'latching solenoid valve' and 'bistable solenoid valve'

A few possibilities:

Hope that helps


Thanks for this! I didn't know the english term, so I just knew I need to look for a kind of solenoid :) I'll try ordering some and then again...rewrite the code  8-)



I updated my source code here: http://github.com/nemik/arduinoponics

I put in a relay for AC power to turn some lights on and off as Chicago isn't getting much sun these days.
Right now there is a cron script on the router than turns the lights on every morning at 5:30 and turns them off at 21:00. The toggling of the lights has also been added as a button on the OpenWRT admin menu.


For anyone interested in a system aimed at hydroponic gardening, I've created a project called 'Wireplant'. Pictures, code, schematics, and a full description of features is available at www.wireplant.com

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