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    Wise Orchard: smart urban garden and orchard irrigation timer

    Wise Orchard: smart urban garden and orchard irrigation timer

    http://wiseorchard.com Wise Orchard's Internet-connected irrigation valve automatically adjusts your plants' watering schedule so that they are always healthy and beautiful, using just the right amount of water by watching your local weather. You can install it in minutes, attaching it to your tap and hose to easily control and monitor your garden from your smartphone. You bring the hose, it does the rest. Wise Orchard pulls local weather data automatically from multiple weather forecast services and thousands of weather stations in order to create and adjust your personalized watering plan in real time. That, together with the information you provide on your plants and soil, helps it determine your watering needs in order to adjust the schedule automatically and provide you with tips on how to better take care of your plants.

    Cultivar's RainCloud

    Cultivar's RainCloud

    RainCloud is a web connected irrigation system and application platform. RainCloud links computers and mobile devices to lawns, gardens and plants by combining automated water valves, soil moisture sensors, a wifi enabled programmable computer and custom web applications. Visit http://www.ecultivar.com for more info.

    Modified Berry Picker/path weeder

    Modified Berry Picker/path weeder

    A modified berry picking design where the user lays in a prone position hovering over a row crop and weeding or harvesting. The wheels sit in the pathways as the user moves through the row. The cultivator blade removes weeds from pathways.

    Food dryer

    Food dryer

    Left side tapering plenum contains downward blowing stove hood fan and heating element from toaster oven . Warmed air blows across 6 16 by 16 trays that are separated by upward sloping steel flashing baffles . Air is forced up through each tray and exits on right into upward expanding air exit. No moist air touches any other food. 1/4 inch through rods support flashing on the front and back .trays sit on top of flashing on right and bolts on the left side above baffle. Case was made from bits and pieces and could be made from washer /dryer/stove cases. I have made several much larger ones from insulated garage door panels . Have also used simple solar collector for heat.

    Air seeder zero til hand operated

    Air seeder zero til hand operated

    A D handle from a shovel has a clear plastic tube taped to its length .Seeds in your mouth are blown down to the pointed hollow open back point. Great for tillage radish. Peas , in established rows or trees. Taped areas have anti collapse steel tube.

    Manure handling

    Manure handling

    Scissor action of two handles from excersiser clamp quantities of manure from ground and place in container. Works really well for horse and llama. Can handle a big shovels worth. Also used it for rock and pine cones.

    Subsoiler-keyline

    Subsoiler-keyline

    A slide hammer drives a chainsaw bar into the ground . The Tee cross allows it to pivot on ground and cut a trench .Back up and dive bar into slit farther along. Tried square and round bars instead of chain bar but they bend or go sideways.Bar is welded into slot in Tee and not across bar.

    Impact Dehuller and Separator

    Impact Dehuller and Separator

    A tool designed to separate already hulled Spelt and to dehull the rest.

    hoophouse IoT

    hoophouse IoT

    See my blog at http://dicks-photon-arduino.blogspot.com/ especially Posts 49 and 56

    Cold Storage Trailer

    Cold Storage Trailer

    Portable cold room - using 10ft trailer, coolbot and air conditioner.