Make a Weather Station for Your Backyard #FeatherM0
If you’re itching to make some improvements to your backyard garden this project from Arduino “having11” Guy on Hackster.io might just be exactly what you need:
It’s almost gardening season, which means monitoring your plant beds for adequate sunlight, warmth, and pesky critters is more necessary than ever. But, there’s an issue; most IoT gardens rely on WiFi, which can be a large problem if your garden happens to be more than a couple hundred feet away.
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