Crowdsourced Gardening

Bhut Jolokia, the hottest pepper plant known to man at over 1 million Scoville units, is also one of the hardest to grow.  However, in John Gordon’s basement, the Bhuts have a carefully tuned environment controlled by automated heaters, watering pumps, fans, and lights.  The system is all controlled by an Arduino and the data is sent to Pachube for monitoring (John likes to make sure the Bhuts are safe and sound when he’s at work).

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Posted: May 25th, 2011
at 4:04pm by mnp


Categories: weaponry,grub,development,blogs,innovation

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