Want to know exactly which of your plants needs a little more love and attention? Open source group Public Lab has created the Infragram—an affordable “photosynthesis camera” that identifies what is growing well and what is under stress. Originally developed to monitor wetlands damage in the wake of the BP oil spill, the project has evolved into an easy-to-modify, open-source hardware and software tool for home gardeners, hikers, makers, farmers, amateur scientists, teachers, artists, and anyone curious about the secret lives of plants. Use it in your backyard, urban farm, or community garden to make sure your plants are getting what they need, and join in on Public Lab‘s community of geek gardeners, organic farmers, and environmental activists to get involved!
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