I am looking as a first project after some simple project kits, to make a watering system for my indoor plants. I have seen a few projects on instructables, so I went to look for components. I am not sure how to power the pump from the Arduino.
My idea is the following:
A bucket of water with a water pump inside. An irrigation system linked to the pump, which then goes to all the plants. The pump linked to arduino which turns it on and off based on a timer.
The components that I will be using are an Arduino uno and:
Also I guess I will need some tube to connect the pump to the watering kit.
I am not sure how to connect and power the pump (12V) with the arduino. The arduino it self will be powered by a USB on a wall socket.