Nifty Ideas

It’s turning cold and wet and while the dog seems to love getting muddy and jumping on the furniture, I’m less keen but it has given us time to play with sensors and other kit.   Today I set up a routine using:   Fibaro Multisensor Hue lighting Nest thermostat Nifty Brain™   I wanted to do a couple of things:     If the temperature dropped below 5 degrees – Change...

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Grass with a water sprinkler going and water being sprayed

This month it was Curtis' turn to travel down to the West country and work from down here. We are looking into managing my garden, some kitchen toys and of course adding more IoT functionality to the house.   One of my bug bears has been the lack of decent controls for a garden. I know that Hozelock produces their standard controller which is robust but is...

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